First published: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 17:05:20 GMT
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Consumer privacy advocates are threatening to extend their boycott of Intel's next-generation Pentium III chip to the computer manufacturers who use it.
Privacy advocates threaten computer manufacturers planning to use Intel's ID chip.
Intel has blinked in the growing controversy over its plans to include ID technology in its new chips. Even as several advocacy groups were calling for a boycott of Intel products, the company announced it is backtracking in how the technology, which could be used to track chip users over the Internet, will be deployed.
Advocacy groups says users should not buy Intel products until chip ID technology is turned off.
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