System and method for defining a subscriber location privacy profile

  • US 6,360,102 B1
  • Filed: 09/10/1998
  • Issued: 03/19/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/10/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A telecommunications system for allowing a mobile subscriber to selectively permit certain location applications to perform positioning of a mobile terminal associated with said mobile subscriber, each of said location applications having a separate identity associated therewith, said telecommunications system comprising:

  • a node for responding to a positioning request for said mobile terminal, said positioning request being initiated by a requesting location application, said positioning request including said identity of said requesting location application; and

    a Subscriber Location Privacy Profile (SLPP) within said node, said SLPP being defined by said mobile subscriber and containing a list of location application identities allowed to position said mobile terminal, said SLPP enabling authorization of said positioning request when said identity of said requesting location application is within said list of location application identities.

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