Dark Shadows of Technology Creep In

Wickham, Rhonda
November 2005
Wireless Week;11/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on issues affecting the wireless sector in the U.S. as of November 2005. Concerns raised over the use of radio frequency identification systems in U.S. passports beginning October 2006; Decision of Chief Justice John Roberts to deny Research In Motion's request to delay the proceedings in its patent dispute with NTP; Implications of the launch of a video-capable iPod for the increased availability of pornography in the country.


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