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  • He admits: "Part of this is a joke, to be funny on Facebook, and get reaction. But part of it's serious, because we don't let people film other people or take photos unwanted of people in the bar, because it is kind of a private place that people go."

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  • "I'm a thought leader," Dave Meinert, owner of the 5 Point bar, told KIRO-FM on Friday morning. "First you have to understand the culture of the 5 Point, which is a sometimes seedy, maybe notorious place. People want to go there and be not known ... and definitely don't want to be secretly filmed or videotaped and immediately put on the Internet."

    Seattle dive bar bans Google glasses →

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