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Re: Open phones for privacy/anonymity applications, Guardian
From: Bzzz <lazyvirus () gmx com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:04:31 +0100

On Mon, 6 Jan 2014 14:14:10 +0100
Anonymous <anonymous () hoi-polloi org> wrote:

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?).

No, in most countries this was taken in account and rejected
by the authorities because the certification is tied to the
electronics apparatus and not to the software/firmware that
drives it (with the frequency range exception in the mobile
domain, but this is already covered by other rules than
certification).

For once, authorities where quite wise (but don't take that for
granted in other domains;)

JY
-- 
If women were good, God would have one.
If they were trusted, Satan wouldn't have horns.
-- Coluche

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