Google Glass moviegoer grilled by federal agents at Jack Ryan film

Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theatre with his Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device.

Patron confirmed he was not pirating film with recording function

An Ohio man wearing a Google Glass device was questioned by U.S. federal agents when he went to see the film 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.' The movie patron was suspected of using the device to pirate the film. (Ints Kalnins/Reuters)

Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theatre 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 theatre 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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