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Privacy officials from 6 countries request details on Google Glass

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Steven Musil
cnet.com
June 19, 2013

The new Google Glass technology is raising privacy concerns around the world, prompting privacy officials in six countries to write to Google for more details about the high-tech specs.

While Google Glass‘ capabilities are largely limited at this point, privacy and security are two of the major concerns for the device. Users could seemingly videotape or photograph others without their knowledge, leading to bans by bars and casinos.

In a letter addressed to Google CEO Larry Page, privacy commissioners in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Switzerland, and Israel want to know how Google intends to use the information collected by the new eyewear, especially in relation to the Web company’s recently revamped privacy policy.

“We are aware that these questions relate to issues that fall squarely within our purview as data protection commissioners, as well as to other broader, ethical issues that arise from wearable computing,” the officials wrote. “Nevertheless, we feel it is important for us to raise all of these concerns.”

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This article was posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 10:52 am





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