As photo taking becomes so common in publc areas, everyone is going to have to expect that they may show up somewhere in the digital world. As long as their image is not used for commercial purposes without permission, no one can really object.
When you're in public, you're going to be photographed.
@Ron_Miller, I totally agree with your opinion. A new Google glass app that's just been developed and released lets users take a photo by simply winking an eye. So once Google glass is available openly in market taking pictures of random people will become more common.
I haven't heard anything to suggest that it ever hopes to be always on. That's just not even close to happening with today's battery technology unless you want to wear one on your back. Of course they want to sell a lot of them, but as they do, the fears about how people use them will dissapate just as they did with camera phones before them.
The fear isn't exactly misplaced b/c gGlass has some ambitions to be ubiquitous and always on... whereas digital cameras may be ubiquitous, but they're not constantly recording and sending images back to one of the largest corporations in the world.
For $1500, the fear is mostly misplaced. But for a $5/mo service fee, maybe not.
Interesting that some people have objected so strenuously to having their photos taken. My grandma hated being photographed, but I think that was because she'd put on a little weight in her old age. And in some remote cultures, they are superstitious about photography--but if cash allays those fears, good for the photographer!
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