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Politician: Glasses Will Be the End of Privacy

SURVEILLANCE

March 7, 2013

An Australian politician has expressed concerns about the surveillance capabilities of a new technology product. South Australian Sen. Cory Bernadi says Google’s new smartphone-like glasses will “lead to the end of privacy,” ZDNet reports. Bernadi says Google Glasses (GG), capable of recording video and audio, has ramifications for the unknowing subject of such recordings. “A single GG wearer in your favourite restaurant could capture your image and your conversation without you ever knowing…You might even find it on a social media site somewhere for millions of others to see,” he said.
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