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December 1998
Network World;12/07/98, Vol. 15 Issue 49, p47
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Comments on an article written by Jim Isaak in the December 1998 issue of `Computer' magazine on the role of government in information technology standards. Conformance testing; Tendency of government involvement to inhibit rather than foster innovation; Isaak's suggestion that governments be formally put in positions of power in standards organizations.


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