Privacy officials from 6 countries request details on Google Glass

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Officials ask Google how it intends to use the information collected by the high-tech specs, which could seemingly videotape or photograph others without their knowledge.

The new Google Glass technology is raising privacy concerns around the world, prompting privacy officials in six countries to write to Google for more details about the high-tech specs.

While Google Glass‘ capabilities are largely limited at this point, privacy and security are two of the major concerns for the device. Users could seemingly videotape or photograph others without their knowledge, leading to bans by bars and casinos.

In a letter addressed to Google CEO Larry Page, privacy commissioners in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Switzerland, and Israel want to know how Google intends to use the information collected by the new eyewear, especially in relation to the Web company’s recently revamped privacy policy.

“We are aware that these questions relate to issues…

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