Re: on firmware (possible proposal)
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 04:32:08PM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > It often can, though. You can't really tell if the firmware for your network
> > card is using DMA to send away your private data in unaccounted frames.
> Of course you can. Adding paranoid fantasies to the debate doesn't
> really help much.
Can you? Would you explain how? (and no, "I run wireshark in my gateway and
dig through several GiBs of data" doesn't really tell me anything)
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."