Inherent Tradeoffs in Ubiquitous Computing Services
S. Ries , A. Heinemann and S. G. Weber
Assisting everyday life is one major intent of ubiquitous computing (UbiComp). In addition, a given UbiComp infrastructure can be harnessed beyond assisting and helping people in their daily life. Exploiting its sensing capabilities, the higher level services tracing, attestation, and confirmation are possible. This paper discusses the inherent tradeoffs and conflicts between the individual and the society as a whole arising from the employment and usage of these services.
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