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[PCMAG]Google Nixes Addition of Facial Recognition to Google Glass

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When we started the Explorer Program nearly a year ago our goal was simple: we wanted to make people active participants in shaping the future of this technology ahead of a broader consumer launch. We've been listening closely to you, and many have expressed both interest and concern around the possibilities of facial recognition in Glass.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2419811,00.asp

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Google won't approve facial-recognition apps for Glass

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-06/01/face-recognition

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Privacy questions surrounding Google Glass have forced the search giant to ban facial recognition apps until proper protections have been put in place.

Google posted a notice to its Google Glass channel on G+ that explains its policy on apps that employ technology to identify people. "We've been listening closely to you, and many have expressed both interest and concern around the possibilities of facial recognition in Glass," it reads.
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