NYPD Not Necessarily Against Becoming Google Glassholes

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Since no one really knows what, if anything, Google Glass is good for yet, police are thinking, why the hell not? “We signed up, got a few pairs of the Google glasses, and we’re trying them out, seeing if they have any value in investigations, mostly for patrol purposes,” said a “ranking New York City law enforcement official” to VentureBeat. “We’re looking at them, you know, seeing how they work.” The tiny eye-computer is currently only available, for $1,500, through the Google Glass Explorer program, and the company was sure to note that it is not working directly with the NYPD. “We think it could help impact patrol operations in New York City,” said the official. “We shall see.” Good luck — like the Internet, it’s been pretty much all sex and porn so far.