Anti-Surveillance Infrared Reflecting Glasses Catch on With Privacy Advocates – ChicagoInno

There are roughly 27,000 private and government-owned surveillance cameras in Chicago. Not interested in Big Brother tracking your movements? A Chicago maker has created glasses, called Reflectacles Ghost, that will reflect light–both infrared and visible–making your face unrecognizable to facial recognition software used in surveillance. The project has caught on amongst privacy advocates in Chicago (which has a long history of surveillance) and beyond, even garnering a retweet from Edward Snowden. And it’s coming amidst growing conversation around privacy and surveillance worldwide. (read more)

 

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