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Privacy issues snag Intel, Excite, others

From disputes over intellectual property rights to security holes that remain exposed for months, the debate over online privacy has become an international concern.

From disputes over intellectual property rights to security holes that have been left exposed for months, the debate over companies' access and users' privacy has become an international concern.

Excite security hole open for months
A security hole in Web portal Excite's "My Excite" channel is still present, ten months after it was first discovered by a Web administrator.

FTC "considering" Pentium III probe
The Federal Trade Commission says it is in the process of reviewing privacy groups' complaints regarding the chip's controversial ID number.

BBB Web site privacy program finally arrives
Tomorrow's Better Business Bureau launch will be the latest in a string of efforts to stave off regulation and quell conflict between U.S. and European officials over data collection practices.

U.S., EU still wrangling over privacy
Officials fail to craft an agreement on online data privacy rules, held up by points involving consumer access to personal information and enforcement of violations.