Segmented memory

Segmented memory is a memory management technique in which memory is divided into segments. Each segment has a base address and a size. The base address is the starting address of the segment and the size is the number of bytes in the segment. Segments can be of any size and can be located anywhere … Read more

Chilling effect

The chilling effect is the inhibiting influence of the possibility of legal sanction upon the legitimate exercise of a constitutional right. The right might be the freedom of speech, freedom of association, or some other right set forth in the Constitution. A chilling effect may be caused by the threat of lawsuit, criminal prosecution, or … Read more