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Re: On the freeness of a BLOB-containing driver

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 10:37:57AM +1100, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 11:39:30PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > And 4. They're not allowed to by regulations, eg wireless hardware
> > whose firmware cannot be distributed by FCC rule.
> I'm pretty sure that FUD got killed last time someone (perhaps you, even)
> raised it.  From memory, the FCC rules only state that there must be a means
> for effectively preventing the modification of the firmware used in the
> device.  Obscurity is not the only means of doing that.

OK, my mistake. I read that on here and didn't see it shot down.
I never raised it myself.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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