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Google may deactivate Glass Explorer Edition if you try to sell it

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Google has laid out some pretty specific guidelines on what developers working on "Glassware" apps will be able to do, but it turns out owners of the Google Glass Explorer Edition will be facing some limitations as well. As spotted by Wired, the Terms of Sale for the device specifically state that owners may not "resell, loan, transfer, or give your Device to any other person" without Google's approval. If an owner does, Google has the right to deactivate the device without offering a refund or any further warranty support. While the move may seem extreme, it's important to remember that the Explorer Edition of Glass isn't a true commercial product; it's mainly aimed at encouraging developers to adopt the platform while driving buzz via "creative individuals" in the wild. Still, for $1,500 one would hope for a little more latitude.