[Battlemesh] Forced firmware lockdown in EU already passed

Henning Rogge hrogge at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 17:04:42 CEST 2015

On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Benjamin Henrion <zoobab at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 4:28 PM, Henning Rogge <hrogge at gmail.com> wrote:
> > *sarcasmmodeon*
> >
> > Oh my God, we cannot do this! This would enable EVIL hackers to penetrate
> > the thick firewalls and security mechanisms of our firmware and let it do
> > horrible things! Firmware must be secret!
> The perfect trojan horse lays in the firmware of network cards.
> Some ethernet cards sold on ebay had chinese firmwares duplicating
> some packets to a special spying server.

Which is a very good reason why Firmware should be OpenSource.

Henning Rogge
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