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The domestic panopticon: location tracking in families

Boesen, Julie; Rode, Jennifer A. and Mancini, Clara (2010). The domestic panopticon: location tracking in families. In: Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference on Ubiquitous computing - Ubicomp '10, p. 65.

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We present a qualitative study examining Location-Based Service (LBS) usage by families and how it is integrated into everyday life. We establish that LBS, when used for tracking purposes, affords a means of digital nurturing; that said, we discuss how LBS surveillance has the potential to undermine trust and serve as a detriment to nurturing.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Association for Computing Machinery
Keywords: LBS; LBT; gender; home; location-based services; location-based technologies; privacy; security; tracking family
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23873
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2010 12:42
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2016 15:00
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