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Feds Question Man For Wearing Google Glass In Movie Theater

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A man tests a pair of Google glasses equiped with LIS (Italian Sign Language - 'Linguaggio Italiano dei Segni') capabilities and created to help deaf people during their visit of the Egyptian Museum in Turin, on November 11, 2013. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquity ('Museo delle Antichite Egizie') in Turin is dedicated solely to Egyptian art and culture, and it is the first museum of its kind to use the interactive glasses to assist deaf people during their visit. An actor using sign language is p | GIUSEPPE CACACE via Getty Images
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theater with his Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device.

The government says no action was taken after the man confirmed the Google Glass was also a pair of prescription glasses with the recording function inactive.

The man was watching "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" at an AMC theater in Columbus on Saturday. Authorities did not identify him.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Khaalid Walls says the man voluntarily answered questions from officers with ICE Homeland Security Investigations.

AMC says it contacted authorities after identifying someone wearing a recording device. Spokesman Ryan Noonan says the company takes movie theft seriously.

Both ICE, which investigates piracy and counterfeiting, and the Motion Picture Association of America, were involved.

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