Google boss calls for Glasses ‘etiquette’

Speaking to the BBC the executive chairman of Google has admitted privacy concerns over the search giant’s Google Glasses and called for a “new social etiquette” to govern their use.

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“In general these kinds of bodywear devices, of which this is an example, will bring in a whole bunch of such concerns,” he said. ….“And the fact of the matter is that we’ll have to develop some new social etiquette. It’s obviously not appropriate to wear these glasses in situations where recording is not correct. And indeed you have this problem already with phones.

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Interview broadcast as part of the world at one‘  on BBC radio 4

(28 minutes in)

A summary of the interview can be found on the Telegraph ‘Eric Schmidt on Google Glass, tax and terrorism’.