Boycott Gillette is a project of CASPIAN,
Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering, online at
Katherine Albrecht, CASPIAN Founder and
Director: (877) 287-5854
Liz McIntyre, CASPIAN Communications Director: (877) 287-5854
Mary Starrett, CASPIAN Media Associate: (602) 315-6193
RFID tags in Australian Mach3 razor packages
The US and the UK won't tolerate its spy chips, so Gillette's
pushing them in the Land Down Under instead.
December 22, 2003
Gillette reverses RFID position at Mach 3 speed
does an abrupt about-face just days after Boycott Gillette campaign launched.
August 19, 2003
Activities in Australia
faces righteous wrath over 'spy in a suit'
A free spy
in every pack
Morning Herald reports that Australia's largest retailer, Coles Myer, is
selling RFID-laced Gillette products in its stores. December 20, 2003
The London Times profiles CASPIAN's extraordinary consumer victories, including
August 26, 2003
fears over RFID must come before profit
Silicon.com, August 26 , 2003
pulls RFID tags in UK amid protests
Slashdot, August 22, 2003
rethink tagging plans
CRM Daily, August 15, 2003
of Gillette urged over tracking of customers
Sydney Morning Herald, August 12, 2003
Boycott against Gillette launched
WorldnetDaily, August 12, 2003
Tesco tests spy chip technology
Tags in packs of razor
blades used to track buyers
By Alok Jha, Guardian Science Correspondent
July 19, 2003
Examines loyalty cards,
retail surveillance, and RFID-based customer tracking plans
By Rachel Shabi, July 19, 2003
RFID tags on Mach
3 razors snap your photo
"Think RFID tags are harmless? Look
at how they are being used in the UK"
Shaving shoppers to be saved from surveillance?
Big Brother technology now trained
on razor buyers 7/21/03
in the security sector 7/21/03
think consumers will put up with this...they are mistaken"