Facebook to work with DPC over concerns about smart glasses

Concerns have been raised that people could be filmed without their knowledge by the devices

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
19th September, 2021
Facebook to work with DPC over concerns about smart glasses
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, wearing the social media giant’s new smart glasses

Facebook has said it will work with the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) in a bid to ease privacy concerns that people may be filmed without their knowledge by wearers of the social media giant’s new smart glasses.

The glasses allow the wearer to take short videos or pictures through discreet cameras in the frame. This has led to questions over how they may be used to take pictures, particularly of children, in private...

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