London 2012 bosses have admitted the games could be a target for protests.
The reality was staring them in the face today.
As Olympic inspectors gathered to give a glowing report of London's preparations, demonstrators gathered to make their point about one of the games' sponsors.
And at one Olympic site, campaigners have already set up a protest camp.
So, our Political Correspondent Simon Harris asks now - could the games attract even more?