A Bay Area woman said she was attacked for wearing the Google Glass wearable computer at a bar in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury.
It should come as no surprise that we are starting to see some public pressure against those who choose to wear Google Glasses in public. On a more subtle level, no one likes to be openly recorded, especially by some random tech geek. On a broader scale, privacy concerns, especially in light of recent revelations about NSA’s spy program, PRISM, are particularly vexing coming from a fellow citizen. This could develop a number of ways; one potential result could be that private establishments request that their patrons not use these given the nature of their clientele (as this article would suggest). These could also end up like smart phones, where the lack of owning one might serve as an inconvenience to those who do not have one.
There is also the possibility of law enforcement and other state operatives incorporating them as a tool, depending on reasonable expectations of privacy…
Woman Wearing Google Glass Says She Was Attacked In San Francisco Bar – CBS San Francisco