Maybe patrons would rather not be seen waving their handguns in peoples faces.
I can't imagine that many people who will own Google Glass - even when it's dirt cheap - is going to wear them out to a club, bar, dive bar or whatever. It's not like they're a fashion statement. It's just another thing to break when you get too drunk and don't care about anything anymore.
I support the owner. Wholeheartedly.
You should have the right to create a business in which recording everything and everyone at all times for no reason than because you *can* isn't allowed.
I'm absolutely uninterested in being recorded or run through Google Glass. And "because it's coming" is not a reason to do something, or to allow it.
Well said, sir.
Notice how many people are constantly plugged into their $500 - $1000 "smart phone" in public, and you might reconsider your statement.
I think it's great that these things have been banned in the bar.
I can definitely imagine people wearing these to all sorts of events and recording without anyone's consent. I know I'll be seeing these in Los Angeles nightclubs for sure, concerts, sporting events, and the one place I would love to wear them around recording, raves!!!!!! People will still sneek them in no matter where they aren't allowed and the busier the place the less noticed they will be. There will be many more places where google glass and similar tech will be band and understandably so.
I support the owner as well, however how hard is it to sneak in a spy cam and record everything? At least if someone knows they could be potentially filmed when someone walks in with google glasses on.
That's true Dorkstar anyone can still invest in a spycam and do nearly the same but the difference is someone like that would be coming into the establishment with the intent on recording and perhaps recording something specific while if there are just average people casually wearing Gglasses not only could there possibly be more than 1 recorder at a time but they would be in place to record anything they wanted at any time even if that wasn't their intent walking in. This is just as true for cellphones, most of us read here on HH that there are establishments banning the use of cell phones and of taking pictures of your food to post online, but with Gglasses it's even more covert amd perhaps unnoticeable at all which makes me much more dangerous and more likely to be used versus cell phones today.
This actually bring up a very interesting question! How will people wearing Google Glasses be treated by those not wearing them especially since wearers will be in the minority at first?? I guess right off the bat the first thing I will most likely think when I see someone wearing one is are they recording right now?? I would start assuming anyone wearing one is automatically recording even if just walking down the street just as I already do if I see someone awkwardly holding their phone too high up in front of them? Would I assume they are automatically not paying attention to me because they could be reading something? I can honestly say for a fact that at least several of my friends probably wouldn't even want me wearing it while hanging out so I can definitely see many businesses not allowing them.
This is a continuation of the end of privacy as we know it.
Banning the device is well within the bar owner's rights, just as requiring cell phones to be turned off in a movie theater is legitimate. However, “ass kickings will be encouraged for violators”.is a violation of law, and I sincerely hope some geek with more money than sense wears his device into the dive and subsequently sues for inciting violence. There's a reasonable exercise of ownership rights on private property, and then there's the Teabagger attitude that "I can do it because I'm right wing."