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Actually, many states make it completely legal to record another party so long as at least one person (in this case the recorder) is aware that they are being recorded. This has always applies to people using recorders to have records of conversations, but is it really that different from simply recording video with google glass?
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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

i totally agree, it's logical to ban it in some business establishments like cinemas, strip clubs, etc. but in a restaurant? what is there to hide? crappy foods?
I would imagine it is in place for the sake of their employee's privacy and customers. They aren't going to hide anything, just respect for their customers and employees.
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Originally Posted by MisterFred View Post

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Depends on what you consider public. If you are standing on a public road filming (or photographing) a nearby farm or food processing facility, that is illegal in many (most?) farm states.

As for police, that was becoming illegal in many jurisdictions in many parts of the country until the supreme court put a stop to that. It is most assuredly legal to film police. Though if you do it too obviously your phone/whatever is highly likely to be confiscated as 'evidence'.
I don't belive that's the reality. as far as I know, the general law is that as long as you are on public property, whatever you can see is fair game. For example. If I'm on a sidewalk and some chick walks around naked in her house, and I can see it from a public place, it's perfectly legal. And here's the scary thing. This happened:
Here in OR, there was a guy with a camera taking pics up girls skirts. The women were stupid for not wearing underwear. naturally they complained to the police. Police, after learning this happened on public property said "so? We can't do anything. That's public property. You decided to be that way in public. Either be more decent or try to make the law change."
Dirt bag won. But the women are much more decent.
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Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post

Driving with Glass should be fine. Some soldiers have similar displays below their eyes and they go into combat with them on. I believe apache gunners have a HUD that completely covers their right eye as well.

Plus, cars have heads up displays, this should be no different. Certainly safer than looking down at a cell phone.
Looking down isn't the problem. Distraction is. People need to have 100% control of their vehicle 100% of the time. With Glass, they will try to read and drive. BAD IDEA.
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Next up it will be banned at swimming pools, gyms, spas, schools, government buildings, and more.
While I am not a huge advocate of online privacy, its a bit more concerning when anyone looking at you could be secretly recording you. Yes I know cell phones can record too, but its just making things easier. It would take VERY little extra design and money to change the aluminum frame to a clear polycarbonate, and then implement two LEDs that light up the entire frame, making it obvious to everyone that youre recording. And while it could be bypassed, I dont see any other negatives to my approach.
End-User won't like it. Freaking annoying.
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Obviously there are a few more safety concerns, but privacy-wise it should be treated like a smartphone. It would be incredibly easy to covertly record someone/thing while pretending to have a conversation on your phone.
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Can't wait. In a decade they will have google glass that will be indistinguishable from normal glasses. THEN the strip clubs will never stop me BWAHAHAHA!
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If they don't want cameras in any of those places then theyre going to have to start banning cell phones too.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

Obviously there are a few more safety concerns, but privacy-wise it should be treated like a smartphone. It would be incredibly easy to covertly record someone/thing while pretending to have a conversation on your phone.

With glass you don't have to sit in a corner and try to act sneaky about recording someone by pretending to have a conversation while pointing the lens in their direction. You can record everyone and everything around you just by turning your head. You can look people directly in the eye and have a face to face conversation while recording them. I'd hardly say they're on the same level.
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It's amazing what I can do with one tenth the cost of Google Glass.

http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=12909791

If someone wants to secretly record... they will.

As usual common sense fails to guide policy.
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Looking down isn't the problem. Distraction is. People need to have 100% control of their vehicle 100% of the time. With Glass, they will try to read and drive. BAD IDEA.

Then you should probably ban passengers in the car. I find that people are more distracted talking to me when I'm in their passenger seat then they ever are when they are on their phone.

We need to stop banning stuff like cell phones while driving. We're letting the minority that don't have the capacity to talk and walk (in this case drive) ruin things for the majority. Plus all this hand holding is getting insulting.

Current cars have HUDs that display tons of information. Radio channel, g-forces, speed, last road sign, callers... I don't see how Glass would differ much from that.

By the way, how's your caR treating you? smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by di inferi View Post

It's amazing what I can do with one tenth the cost of Google Glass.

http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=12909791

If someone wants to secretly record... they will.

As usual common sense fails to guide policy.

Sure they will, but they're not allowed to on private property legally anyway, and it isn't blatantly obvious like it is with the Glass. Much harder and poorer quality to try to sneak that kind of silliness in.
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So they ban people from having the capability to 'obviously' record within their establishments.

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