Intel's plan to embed a unique security technology in the Pentium III processor has moved two privacy groups to call for a boycott of the chip giant. In response to the outcry, Intel says it will ship the product with the feature disabled, and leave it up to users to choose whether to use it.
Intel wavers in wake of boycott
Intel will ship its forthcoming Pentium III chips with a controversial security feature turned off by default. The decision is a response to a boycott of Intel called for by the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Junkbusters. But its not good enough, those groups say.
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