Congress seeks Google Glass privacy assurances

The Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus raises questions about potential unauthorized data collection

Eight members of Congress on Thursday asked Google Inc. to respond to privacy concerns related to its Google Glass wearable computer.

The glasses will allow users to use the Internet, record video, send text messages and take photos, among other capabilities. They aren’t for sale yet, but the Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus raised some preemptive concerns about the technology in a letter to Google CEO Larry Page.

Alanna Byrne

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