Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer, at dailycamera.com shares his experiences with Google Glass.
Google Inc. is touting Glass as a liberating breakthrough that will make technology more convenient and less obnoxious in social situations than checking a smartphone to see what’s happening in your digital realm. Critics deride Glass as another disturbing example of a how enslaved people are to their devices and a sign that technology is obliterating personal privacy.
Here’s one major privacy issue:
The company has tried to minimize the chances of surreptitious photos or video being taken by ensuring a red light is visible whenever an image is being recorded.
Nevertheless, Glass has already been banned from gambling casinos, movie theaters and some bars to protect against cheating, copyright infringement and privacy intrusions.
I can see how a lot of people aren’t going to notice when they’re on Glass’ candid camera. For instance, I recorded a video of a Google representative discussing the privacy worries about Glass without him noticing.
Read the entire review here.