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Google Glass: The opposition grows

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Google Glass: The opposition grows

“Stop The Cyborgs” is a new site that attempts to bring a balanced trepidation to the unbalanced idea that we’ll all be walking round with Google’s outer brain strapped to our faces.

Chris Matyszczyk
by Chris Matyszczyk
March 15, 2013 12:21 PM PDT

The opposition will congregate in dark corners.

They will whisper with their mouths, while their eyes will scan the room for spies wearing strange spectacles.

The spies will likely be men. How many women would really like to waft down the street wearing Google Glass?

It won’t be easy. Once you’ve been cybernated, there’s no turning back. Which is why the refuseniks are already meeting in shaded corners of the Web.

One site is called “Stop The Cyborgs.” It claims to be “fighting the algorithmic future one bit at a time.”

A sticker being offered on the “Stop The Cyborgs” Web site.

It’s going to take a lot of bitty fighting, but the people behind this site — they’re naturally anonymous, in an attempt to stop Google spying on them — say they’re fighting Google Glass in particular.

They say that it will herald a world in which “privacy is impossible and corporate control total.”

https://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57574607-93/google-glass-the-opposition-grows/

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