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Definitions Edit

Consumer protection law Edit

Location information is

a consumer's place of abode and his/her telephone number at such place, or his/her place of employment.[1]

European Union Edit

Location information is

information relating to the geographic, physical or logical location of an identity relating to an interception subject.[2]

Overview Edit

Data on location information may be available in a number of forms:

a) the geographic, physical or logical location of the target identity, when telecommunications activity (involving communication or a service) is taking place;
b) the geographic, physical or logical location of the target identity, irrespective of whether telecommunications activity (involving communication or a service) is taking place or not (in accordance with particular national requirements);
c) the geographic, physical or logical location of an identity temporarily associated with a target service because of successful telecommunication or an unsuccessful attempt to establish telecommunication (in accordance with particular national requirements);
d) the geographic, physical or logical location of an identity permanently associated with a target service (in accordance with particular national requirements).

References Edit

  1. 15 U.S.C. §1692a(7).
  2. Lawful Interception (LI); Retained Data; Requirements of Law Enforcement Agencies for Handling Retained Data, at 6.

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