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Re: Open phones for privacy/anonymity applications, Guardian
From: Anonymous <nobody () remailer paranoici org>
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2013 15:42:31 +0000 (UTC)
GSM firmware is still not open-source though (as that would make
phone not suitable for legal usage in USA)
I'd like to see a law link that says you cannot legally use your own
open source GSM compliant stack to communicate over a GSM network.
Since the GSM f/w controls a radio, and thus the power, it may need a
FCC certification. In which case you would need someone to finance
the certification every time a new version of the Gnu firmware is
released (FSF perhaps?).
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- Re: Open phones for privacy/anonymity applications, Guardian Anonymous (Dec 09)