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Glass Explorer attacked in bar

24 Feb, 2014

Sarah Slocum, a San Francisco social media and business consultant, claims she had her Google Glass ripped off her face at a bar called Molotov’s, and then had her purse stolen as she gave chase. She tells the San Francisco Chronicle that her attackers accused her of “destroying the city.” On Facebook she says:

OMG so you’ll never believe this but… I got verbally and physically assaulted and robbed last night in the city, had things thrown at me because of some wanker Google Glass haters, then some *bleeeeeeeeeep* tore them off my face and ran out with them then and when I ran out after him his *bleeeeeeep* friends stole my purse, cellphone wallet and everything.

And describes the attack as a “hate crime”:

And what makes this story special is that no one has experienced a hate crime or been targeted for a hate crime, which is what it was, for wearing Google Glass.

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Slocum claims that she did not record in the bar, however, the video she posts shows that she was recording using Glass.