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AP/WTOP: $100 Laptop May Be at Security Forefront

Oct 09, 2006, 17:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Bergstein)

[ Thanks to Geof for this link. ]

"The $100 laptops planned for children around the world might turn out to be as revolutionary for their security measures as for their low-cost economics.

"The One Laptop Per Child project, a nonprofit begun at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aims to improve education by giving children bright-colored, hand-cranked, wireless-enabled portable computers. Governments are to buy the laptops--beginning in 2007 with up to 7 million machines in Thailand, Nigeria, Brazil and Argentina--and hand them to kids for them to own..."

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