The growth of augmented reality (AR) technology over the next decade “threatens to supercharge existing crises of privacy, trust, and consent,” according to a report in The Verge. Through the use of geolocation or biometric technologies, AR products can collect and analyse large amounts of data. Regulations and social norms are not ready for the impacts of AR, while the Electronic Frontier Foundation raised concerns over the technology’s capabilities, like AR glasses and surveillance. “I think we’re kind of frantically running behind the technology.”
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