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Google Glass already stirring up privacy concerns

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SAN FRANCISCO — Google’s wearable computer, the most anticipated piece of electronic wizardry since the iPad and iPhone, will not go on sale for many months.

But the resistance is already under way.

The glasseslike device, which allows users to access the Internet, take photos and film short snippets, has been pre-emptively banned by a Seattle bar. Large parts of Las Vegas will not welcome wearers. West Virginia legislators tried to make it illegal to use the gadget, known as Google Glass, while driving.

“This is just the beginning,” said Timothy Toohey, a Los Angeles lawyer specializing in privacy issues. “Google Glass is going to cause quite a brawl.”


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Google stresses that Glass is a work in progress, with test versions now being released to 2,000 developers. Another 8,000 “explorers,” people handpicked by Google, will soon get a pair.

Among the safeguards to make it less intrusive: you have to speak or touch it to activate it, and you have to look directly at someone to take a photograph or video of them.

“We are thinking very carefully about how we design Glass because new technology always raises new issues,” said Courtney Hohne, a Google spokeswoman.

Developers, however, are already cracking the limits of Glass. One created a small sensation in tech circles last week with a program that eliminated the need for gestures or voice commands. To snap a picture, all the user needs to do is wink.

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The real Rick Grimes wouldn't post this hipster crap.


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jmarto1
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I just can't wait for the badass porn that will come from this thing.


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SwaggerCopter
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To snap a picture, all the user needs to do is wink.


This bodes well for me. My wink makes the panties drop.


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Celery
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Pssh. Whatev googs


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frick the government. Ill drive my google spaceship while wearing my google glasses while fricking my google animated prostitute. Beleve that congressman.


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Wtf is google glass? Sunglasses that are also computers or something?

Why would people ban them? Outside of looking ghey as shite like a bunch of Star Trek nerds.


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Why would people ban them?


Sounds like locker room pervert waiting to happen


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rickgrimes
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Wtf is google glass? Sunglasses that are also computers or something?


All you need to know about Google Glass


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TigerStripes06
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I wouldn't wear those fricking things if they paid me.


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just so you know, I had to errrrr, google this to figure out exactly what we are talking about here...really nerdy as hell...


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Carson123987
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cant wait to be frickin while i have 3 tabs open with phoenix marie, madison ivy, and esperanza gomez in each


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