DID YOU KNOW JOE’S HOMEPAGE IS HEMORRHOIDS.COM?

“Unlike bookstores, where people like to go to shop, discover, get a cup of coffee, no one likes browsing the Preparation H section of the drugstore.”

Peter Neupert, CEO of Drugstore.com, struggling to explain why shopping for personal necessities on the Web will be less embarrassing than doing it in a store, San Jose Mercury News, 25 February 1999

INTEL WAY OUTSIDE

“It is conceivable that a … serial number [can be] read but it’s very difficult. And you have to ask what would be done with the number after it was read? What good is it to anyone anyway?”

Intel spokesperson Tom Waldrop, admitting that security features in his company’s new Pentium III chip don’t accomplish anything save compromising consumer privacy, Wired News, 23 February 1999