The buzz continues to build about Google Glass, generating explanatory reviews, opinion pieces, etiquette guides -- even a Saturday Night Live sketch. As early users and tech writers offer first-person accounts, reviews and analysis -- some ecstatic, some skeptical -- much of the debate is centering on privacy concerns over the potentially game-changing wearable computer product. A New York Times article this week discusses the legal issues awaiting the release and potential widespread use of the device. "Glass is arriving just as the courts, politicians, privacy advocates, regulators, law enforcement and tech companies are once again arguing over the boundaries of technology in every walk of life," David Streitfeld writes. The article quotes social media expert Bradley Shear, who says that Glass "will test the right to privacy versus the First Amendment." The Times piece describes the backlash already building against Google Glass well in advance of its release. A Seattle bar made headlines by pre-emptively banning Glass, while legislators in West Virginia are trying to add the device to a state ban on texting while driving. Of course, establishments (such as casinos) that already ban recording devices are also unlikely to be Glass-friendly. Computerworld has reported that a spokesperson...

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