Amazon’s first Go storefront is set to open on Monday in Seattle. I first heard about this about a year ago. Not being a fan of lines, I like the concept. However, I ask the same question now as I did then: Why make customers scan their phones to enter the store?

I suspect the barriers exist to prevent theft. But, it seems like a step that could be avoided or at least made less like entering the subway.

via Dave Winer

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