Metro Future Store
Special Report!

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German Protest
METRO Reponse



The METRO "Future Store"
Special Report

 

More Photos:
German Consumers Demand an End to RFID Experiments!



German consumers walk 4 kilometers (2.4 miles) to the protest site




Passing through the town of Rheinberg




The "consumer privacy march" to METRO's Future Store




German consumers are undeterred by the cold weather and recent snow




Protestors gather outside the METRO Extra "Future Store"




Protest signs raise concerns over RFID in Payback loyalty card and razor products



Brochures given to METRO shoppers describe the dangers of RFID



FoeBuD's padeluun and Claudia Fischer deliver a speech to the crowd




Germans make their feelings known with the METRO Extra Future Store as a backdrop


  • No uncontrolled RFID implementation!

  • Stop RFID and customer card trials immediately!

  • Set up and fund a forum of data, consumer, environmental, and civil rights protection protagonists, to ensure an introduction of RFID that is compatible with democracy and acceptable to society!


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