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WebPractices Poll 2: Location-based mobile services- love ’em or leave ’em?

Location-based services like Foursquare, Gowalla, and Facebook Places show exciting possibilities to use built-in GPS services on mobile devices to provide services and entertainment to mobile users, allowing them to connect to friends, businesses and the world. However, there are also a number of downsides, not the least of which are security and privacy. On what side of the debate do you fall?