Follow

We were granted almost all of the exemptions we applied for last year! Read more about how you can now install alternate firmware (like OpenWrt) on your routers and freely investigate your own devices for license compliance. sfconservancy.org/news/2021/oc

@conservancy Free countries enumerate the things you're not allowed to do, not the things you're allowed to do :( :( :(

@conservancy did I understand it correctly, that now I'm legally allowed to install openWRT to a router even if I break some prevention mechanism installed by the manufacturer (e.g. DRM)? But the manufacturer is not legally enforced to make the openWRT installation possible at all, right?

@conservancy Thank you for this advocacy SFC! Those are some good wins.

I deeply wish it wasn't needed, and that you could spend your time elsewhere!

@conservancy reshared this important thing. Good job and thank you, SFC!

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!