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German retail giant withdraws RFID customer tags

Germany's retail giant Metro Group is to withdraw its Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) customer loyalty cards following protests who said they cards could track customers as they shop. Metro issued 10,000 cards as part of an experiement in their Rheinberg store, near Dusseldorf.


Alert readers will recall that Katherine Albrecht was involved, once again, with these protests.


Posted by holtzman at 06:38 AM

rfidPrivacy.org, 1. März 2004
Original: http://www.rfidprivacy.org/blog/archives/2004_03.html