According to the Italian data protection authority, it has asked Facebook for explanations regarding its recently introduced smart glasses known as Ray-Ban Stories, in order to determine if the product complies with privacy regulations.
Garante, an Italian watchdog, said on Friday that it had requested clarifications from Facebook via the Irish data protection commissioner, who oversees the social media corporation because its European headquarters are in Ireland.
In collaboration with Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica, Facebook unveiled its first smart glasses on Thursday.
The company had previously said it would not access the media used by its smart-glasses clients without their permission, following the backlash against its handling of user data in the past. Facebook also said that the firm would not personalize advertising based on the content of images or videos taken with the glasses.However, Facebook is being questioned about the safeguards it has put in place to protect individuals whose videos are […]
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