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

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