[LINK] (fwd) SMS SPAM
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 18:18:16 +1000
AND it can be done without privacy violation, and without changing the
existing regulations. Mind you, I still have nightmares about a cascade of
colliding Lexes (plural of Lexus) down Miller St, North Sydney, as IT
executives try and read tiny screens to find out where the parking vacancies
I endorse concern for privacy, but I worry that if people divert their
attention to improbabilities, they undermine the credibility they should
have in dealing with >real< privacy issues.
From: Damien Miller
To: Chirgwin, Richard
Sent: 3/13/02 3:49 PM
Subject: RE: [LINK] (fwd) SMS SPAM
On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
> IOW, "location based marketing" is, IMO, something which will eat
> pretty quickly...
I hope that "push" location based marketing will be stillborn, but
marketing may be useful - a "find me the nearest (police station |
station | postoffice | xxx bank)" would be very handy when you are in an
The locating of the user doesn't have to be exact if the description of
the location of the desired target is good enough.