Boycott Gillette (2003)

Source: http://www.boycottgillette.com/pressrelease8-19.html

GILLETTE REVERSES POSITION ON RFID SPY CHIPS AT MACH 3 SPEED
CASPIAN vows to continue boycott until Gillette Confirms

August 19, 2003

Gillette is reportedly packing up its RFID consumer spy chips until 2013. A Gillette spokesman told Financial Times Reporter Richard Waters that the company does not plan to monitor individual products in stores for at least 10 years.

This announcement came just days after CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering) launched a worldwide boycott of Gillette because of the company's involvement in the tracking of consumers with spy ...

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Sydney Morning Herald (2003)

Source: http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/08/12/1060588369633.html

Boycott of Gillette urged over tracking of customers

By Online Staff
August 12, 2003

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An American group called Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering (CASPIAN) has called for a boycott of Gillette products worldwide due to the company instituting a "smart shelf" spy system, a media release says.

CASPIAN is a consumer group which has been fighting retail surveillance schemes since 1999.

The group's founder and director, Katherine Albrecht, said: "We have corroborated evidence that a Gillette 'smart shelf ...

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