Web Speeds Defy Conventional Laws

When Goliath ignores David's gripes online, David emails 50 of his friends, family members and neighbors, and tells them to start stockpiling rocks. Last year Intel Corp. tuned
out early newsgroup gossip about its flawed Pentium chip, and its reputation got pummeled as the ill word spread like pollen in spring - first to message boards and tech-
enthusiast Web sites, then to the online press, and eventually to offline media.