TITLE

New computer chip: useful tool or privacy invasion?

AUTHOR(S)
Slambrouck, Paul Van
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on controversy over Intel Corp.'s use of an identification number in its Pentium III chip. Criticism of privacy advocates; The functions the chip promises Internet users; How the identification feature could help accumulate data on computer users; People who are boycotting the chip; How the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is spearheading the boycott drive.
ACCESSION #
1542010

 

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