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Originally Posted by CyberWolf575 View Post

Why not ban all the cell phones then too? I mean have you looked at youtube lately? There are millions of videos being recorded with smartphones all the time, everywhere and no body cares. All of a sudden its google glass and "HEY LETS BAN IT! OMG OUR PRIVACY IN 2013!"

Also is someone really just wanted to record something, there are perfectly accessible and legal tiny cams you can buy that can fit in real sunglasses and wont ever be noticed. Honestly this is just stupid.

Maybe if you read through the thread, you would notice that this point has been brought up probably at least 10 times.

Besides, I doubt McDonalds is going to do something stupid like ban bringing them into the store. It will be banning the wearing and use of them. McDonalds can only ban what they can catch, and Google Glass is easy to catch. Telling a cellphone recorder apart from a cellphone texter is significantly more difficult, and impossible to enforce unless they were being obvious about it.
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I just hope they make them illegal to use in cars and place a HUGE fine on anyone caught. Idiots can't even drive now with texting and talking on a cell....I don't even want to imagine how bad they will become using these.
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post #203 of 227
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It's most likely a combination of both. Businesses want to protect themselves as much as the next guy.

I just feel like, if people didn't see trivial things like that and say, "I'm never going there again," and then give McDonalds bad service ratings... and then just go back there again next week, then McDonalds wouldn't have to be overreactive to new arrivals such as Google Glass, and then us technophiles wouldn't be here arguing with the technophobes, each group finding new and creative ways to hold their footing in an ever-increasing controversy that will probably surround this topic for decades...

It's a terrible positive feedback reaction that only serves to make people more paranoid and adverse to the presence of their fellow humans. Why, Internet?
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I just feel like, if people didn't see trivial things like that and say, "I'm never going there again," and then give McDonalds bad service ratings... and then just go back there again next week, then McDonalds wouldn't have to be overreactive to new arrivals such as Google Glass, and then us technophiles wouldn't be here arguing with the technophobes, each group finding new and creative ways to hold their footing in an ever-increasing controversy that will probably surround this topic for decades...

It's a terrible positive feedback reaction that only serves to make people more paranoid and adverse to the presence of their fellow humans. Why, Internet?

Understand that in the case of McD's these are Franchises. The Corporate Giant doesn't own them, they only profit off them. The Franchise owner and the Store manager are the ones responsible for everything that happens within their store/restaurant. I wouldn't want people actively filming, as in audio and video, my store or my employees. If people knew that anyone could film within my store I'm betting no one would want to work for me, so I'd lose sales, and eventually the store.

Too much risk and liability for a work place that can easily be prevented by a $5 sign.

While filming your friends can be entertaining, filming others because you can is just plain rude.
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Understand that in the case of McD's these are Franchises. The Corporate Giant doesn't own them, they only profit off them. The Franchise owner and the Store manager are the ones responsible for everything that happens within their store/restaurant. I wouldn't want people actively filming, as in audio and video, my store or my employees. If people knew that anyone could film within my store I'm betting no one would want to work for me, so I'd lose sales, and eventually the store.

Too much risk and liability for a work place that can easily be prevented by a $5 sign.

While filming your friends can be entertaining, filming others because you can is just plain rude.

You didn't really respond to what I was saying though...
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I dont get the idea. Mc D`s might ban them. But how does that look like? They got a bouncer there to check if you got some "bad" glasses on?

I dont eat their food and I dont like the glasses but I would wear them and go there just for the lols.
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owning something doesn't mean that you know everything about it, if your bar doesn't require membership to gain access and the general public is allowed to go in there, then IT IS A PUBLIC PLACE.
you are free to film anyone in a public place, i'm not gonna argue about mcdonald's banning glass, but if you are in a restaurant that doesn't ban video cameras, and someone wants to film you, then you can't do jack about it.

I can't even begin to tell you how wrong you are. Please don't post on something you know nothing about.
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You didn't really respond to what I was saying though...

Lol... upsidedwnsmiley.gif Hmm I guess I didn't quite get what you were saying then?
Are you saying people are shallow and fickle, ready to riot one day, then return to the same behaviors the next?
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Lol... upsidedwnsmiley.gif Hmm I guess I didn't quite get what you were saying then?
Are you saying people are shallow and fickle, ready to riot one day, then return to the same behaviors the next?

Sort of. Maybe I'm saying that instead of going through this cycle day to day in our own circles, we all do it together in large waves of stupidity and apocalyptic stockpiling.

Why, Globalism?
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Sort of. Maybe I'm saying that instead of going through this cycle day to day in our own circles, we all do it together in large waves of stupidity and apocalyptic stockpiling.

Why, Globalism?

Progress?
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