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    SubjectRe: [Announce] Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
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    On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 17:10 +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Sun, Feb 26, 2006 at 12:58:02AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > On Sad, 2006-02-25 at 08:41 +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > > the regualatory problems are not true.
    > >
    > > They are although the binary interpretation isn't AFAIK from law but
    > > from lawyers. The same is actually true in much of the EU. The actual
    > > requirement is that the transmitting device must be reasonably
    > > tamperproof. Some of the lawyers have decided that for a software radio
    > > tamperproof means "binary".
    >
    > Exactly. There's no strong requirement, it's just over-zealous corporate
    > lawyers. That's why we need to push Intel strongly here.
    i completely agree, besides, if this userspace binary blob just does
    something to /sys what is to prevent a user from doing that himself?
    what is to prevent someone to modify the driver slightly to smash a log
    entry every time the daemon does something?

    the binary userspace daemon protects against nothing.
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