Providing notice and receiving consent to obtain location information of a mobile device

CAFC
  • US 8,275,358 B1
  • Filed: 03/01/2012
  • Issued: 09/25/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/01/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer implemented method for receiving consent from a user of a mobile device to obtaining location information of the mobile device, the method comprising:

  • participating in a telephone call with the mobile device;

    within the telephone call, identifying the mobile device at least in part by obtaining an identifier associated with the mobile device;

    transmitting to the mobile device during the telephone call an automated voice message communicating to the user of the mobile device at least one of;

    a notice including information indicating that consenting to the obtaining of the location information of the mobile device would result in the location information of the mobile device being disclosed, anda location at which to find the notice, wherein the location at which to find the notice is represented by a web address corresponding to a website where, during the telephone call, the user can find the notice indicating to the user that consenting to the obtaining of the location information of the mobile device would result in the location information of the mobile device being disclosed; and

    receiving from the mobile device during the telephone call a signal including data indicating consent for obtaining the location information of the mobile device.

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