Arrest Caught On Google Glass Reignites Privacy Debate

Elise Hu | | July 8, 2013

The Fourth of July holiday brought about another first for Google Glass, the computing device that you can wear on your face.

Chris Barrett, a documentary filmmaker and founder of , was wearing Glass for a fireworks show in Wildwood, N.J., when he happened upon a boardwalk brawl and subsequent arrest. He and the technology community that has been tracking notable Google Glass moments believe the first public arrest caught on the Glass' built-in camera.

"This video is proof that Google Glass will change citizen journalism forever," Barrett . While all citizen journalists armed with a camera or a smartphone could capture similar video, Barrett that the fact the glasses were relatively unnoticeable made a big difference: