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Introduced in Senate (07/11/2001)

Location Privacy Protection Act of 2001 - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to complete a rulemaking proceeding for further protecting the privacy of location information of customers of location-based services or applications. Requires that providers of location-based services: (1) inform customers about their policies on the collection, use, disclosure of, and access to customer location information; and (2) receive a customer's express authorization before collecting, using, retaining, or disclosing such information. Outlines permitted uses of such information. Directs the FCC to specify appropriate methods by which a customer may provide express prior authorization for the use of such information. Preempts State and local requirements with respect to the privacy of wireless location information.