May 12

May 12, 2019


Does your business require customers to have a mobile app before entering your store? Amazon’s Go store does. This raises questions about accessibility, privacy, and freedom. I believe that public stores are democratic places where anyone can enter and browse. Requiring someone to first download tracking software seems intrusive.

Let’s consider this for kids: should teenagers be required to download a mobile tracking app to enter a store?

Read more about the Amazon Go store in the NY Times here