04 Jun '13, 8pm

Google Glass Bans Pornographic and Facial Recognition Apps

Google Glass Bans Pornographic and Facial Recognition Apps

Wearing the futuristic Glass is basically like wearing a smart phone on your face. With the display screen that's hooked up to Wi-Fi you can take photos, record video, browse the internet, see driving directions, and send texts — all using voice commands. Whether people will actually want this is still up in the air. Some have rejected Glass based on privacy concerns, since they will allow the wearer to record footage easier than they would with a cell phone. According to The Guardian , Google also banned services and apps that allow for facial recognition after an American company came out with a program that could recognize celebrities. While Google can remotely kill any apps it wants or force software updates that could render an app useless, many see the ban as merely symbolic because facial recognition providers can change their programs to meet any standards Google p...

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