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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>