Friday, April 05, 2013

Privacy In Public II (less privacy)

Ars Technica ran this story last month
“Stop the Cyborgs” launches public campaign against Google Glass ,

Its about a group who think we should resist Google Glass, There are some thought provoking points raised:

As soon as we got inside however, the employees at Starbucks asked us to stop filming. Sure, no problem. But I kept the Glass’ video recorder going, all the way through 
"Google Glass is possibly the most significant technological threat to 'privacy in public' I've seen," Woodrow Hartzog, an affiliate scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, told Ars.
 The law has yet to figure out how to unravel the fact that there are many situations where individuals expect privacy in public. So perhaps the best approach to this, at least initially, is a vocal, context-based opposition


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