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'No Bild in my house' idea gathers strength

The Local · 17 Apr 2012, 11:44

Published: 17 Apr 2012 11:44 GMT+02:00

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So far more than 100,000 people have sent emails to the Axel Springer publishing house demanding that the newspaper not be sent to them as part of the campaign planned for June 23.

An initiative Alle gegen Bild, or “All against Bild,” has been set up enabling people who want to avoid having the newspaper delivered – and make a stand against it – to send a fending-off email direct to Axel Springer.

The Campact.de website, which has more than half a million registered users and describes itself as “organising campaigns for a socially-just, ecologically sustainable and peaceful society,” says more than 114,000 people have sent its Bild rejection email.

The Berliner Zeitung newspaper reported that the initial campaign website alle-gegen-bild.de had crashed on Monday due to too many people logging on.

Although plans for the Bild birthday distribution are not yet solid, a spokesman for Axel Springer told the Berliner Zeitung, “If it happens, we will of course take account of all objections.”

He said discussions were currently being held with distributors and advertisers to see how feasible the idea was.

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Your comments about this article

12:05 April 17, 2012 by Sayer
Now there's a stretch of vocabulary: calling 'Bild' a "news" paper!
15:46 April 17, 2012 by catjones
These idiots can't deliver to my apartment because some other idiots blurred my building during the google-blur-idiocy.
16:11 April 17, 2012 by Jeffvm
Perhaps they can bundle mailings with the Salafist koran distributors.
16:17 April 17, 2012 by lucksi
...like they are going to address them all. They will be delivered like any of the free newspapers. To anyone who has a mail slot with no option to opt out.
16:43 April 17, 2012 by derExDeutsche
as usual, of the most tolerant people on earth. soon, if not already, a boycott campaign will begin.
16:57 April 17, 2012 by ProgandaLady
This is the REAL difference between the right and the left. The Right is tolerant of opposing opinion. Ad the Left wants to BURN BOOKS and mass boycott opposing opinion. not much changes.
08:29 April 18, 2012 by Wil_PR
Please join my group Alle gegen "Alle gegen Bild." Not sure why, but I think they must be stop!!!
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