New York could be the latest state in wanting to ban Google Glass from being used while driving if one politician has his way.
Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) announced yesterday he’s introducing legislation that would restrict motorists from using the Internet-connected face computers because it’s “extremely dangerous technology.” In a press release obtained by Betabeat, he referenced the recent case of a California woman who was ticketed for distracted driving as a reason why his law should be enacted in New York. Read More
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Felix Ortiz, a Brooklyn Assemblyman, announced this afternoon that is currently working on a bill that would ban the sale of inhalable caffeine like Aeroshot to those under the age of 16.
“It is imperative that we cease the sale of this product to those under the age of 16. Young children and teens should not have access to a device that has not been reviewed by the FDA, and that has the potential to pose a real threat to their health,” Mr. Ortiz. “We must act quickly, before this product is abused and hurts the young individuals of our community.”