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Italy asks Facebook for data on privacy implications of new smart glasses

Monday 13 September 2021 | 08:57 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, said it has approached Facebook for clarifications on the privacy implications of its new smart glasses. The social media giant has teamed up with Italian Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica to create a new smart glasses product called Ray-Ban Stories, which feature a pair of cameras to take photos and videos, and software to subsequently share them across services such as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat and more. 

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Italy
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