Blog: RFID outrage

Catherine Sleep | 19 February 2004

German supermarket operator Metro has been trialling RFID chips in loyalty cards at one of its stores. Invasion of privacy?

Consumer advocacy groups are not amused. Check out the clumsily translated but more or less coherent press release hyperlinked below.

This topic is going to run and run – watch out for a feature that’s in the writing as we speak.

Verein zur Förderung des öffentlichen bewegten und unbewegten Datenverkehrs e.V.


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