The fear of people pirating Hollywood blockbusters caused cinema owners in Britain to ban Google Glass in their movie theaters, according to reports.
Google just made the Glass prototype available in Britain, and already "cinemas are alarmed that criminal gangs" could use the wearable computer to make copies of Hollywood movies and sell them illegally, according to the Telegraph. They have reason to be concerned -- about 90 percent of all pirated video is made by recording the films in the theater.
Google Glass powers down after 45 minutes of recording so it's unlikely a user could get a whole film in one recording, but that's not stopping theater owners from asking users to remove the tech eyewear that has can capture video and is connected to the Internet.
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