Larry Magid: Smart glasses are yet another privacy challenge

Facebook and Ray-Ban are now collaborating on smart glasses, called “Ray-Ban Stories.” It’s not the first product of its kind but, it’s particularly noteworthy because of its progeny. Facebook as you know, is — by far — the world’s largest social media company, and Ray-Ban’s owner, Luxottica,

Larry Magid, freelance technology columnist of the San Jose Mercury News is photographed on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 in San Jose. (Gary Reyes / Mercury News)

dominates the eyewear industry.

The glasses themselves are made by Ray-Ban while the underlying technology and the companion Facebook View app are from Facebook Reality Labs — the division of the company that’s also responsible for the

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