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Good(ish) news for all those creeped out by Google Glass's face recognition technology: Though the company isn't ruling out the feature for the future, it won't be included right now. According to the Google+ page, "[Google] won't add facial recognition features to our products without having strong privacy protections in place." So how do you feel about the Glass now, Jenna Lyons? [Forbes]