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Net Know-It-All

Jun 30, 20032 mins
Enterprise Applications

So you think you're a Net Know-It-All? Take this week's quiz and find out.

1. Which U.S. president created the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), an advisory group of up to 30 leading technology industry chief executives?

1. The U.S. Supreme Court last week upheld a law that requires libraries to forfeit certain federal monies if they don’t do which one of the following?

2. Which market looks to be a “technology gold rush,” according to a recent IDC report? 

3. Which state enacts a law July 1 that requires companies to fess up to IT security breaches in the name of making their customers aware of possibly compromised personal information?

4. Microsoft is calling the latest edition of its handheld operating system Windows Mobile 2003. What was the operating system previously called? 

5. What’s the name of the consortium that Intel and HP announced last week they are joining to help develop a new wave of Internet-based applications?

6. Which company calls its annual user group gatherings Networkers? 

7. “Like almost everyone, I receive a lot of spam every day, much of it offering to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It’s ridiculous.” Who wrote this? 

8. Name the consortium announced last week by Fujitsu, HP, IBM and others that has as its goal making it easier for gadgets to work with each other on home networks? 

9. Intel’s new edition of the Itanium 2 processor — successor to the McKinley version — went by what code name? 

10. Which one of these companies was founded first?