Metro Future Store
The METRO "Future Store"
We could not begin to cover the literally hundreds
of print, television and radio features that have appeared in Germany
spotlighting the RFID scandal unfolding at METRO. There has truly been
an avalanche of press coverage, including prime-time television spots,
front page headlines in major newspapers, and features in the major news
are a few more:
Wir wollen keine unkontrollierte
The RFID scandal engulfing METRO is spreading like wildfire across the Internet, both in and outside of Germany. Nearly all of the commentary is negative. It is clear that the world's citizens are deeply concerned about METRO's RFID activities.
See for yourself:
The English-speaking press is just beginning
to cover the groundswell of German opposition to the METRO Future Store.
Here are a few recent stories:
German Revolt Against RFID
The Register, March 1, 2004
retail giant withdraws RFID customer tags
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