9 July 2013
Documentary filmmaker Chris Barrett has captured what may have been the first arrest ever to be recorded on Google Glass. Barrett was on a New Jersey boardwalk filming fireworks during the July 4th holiday weekend when he caught some footage of two men in a fight, with some shouts of "get him!" and a shirtless man being led off in handcuffs. He later posted the video to YouTube, writing in the post that the "video is proof that Google Glass will change citizen journalism forever!" -- and causing many to speculate about the video's privacy implications. Chris Matyszczyk of CNET summed up people's worries succinctly: "For all those who believe that Google Glass might represent greater (and more covert) intrusion in their lives, this footage might serve to increase their discomfort.