We were granted almost all of the #DMCA 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 #FOSS license compliance. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2021/oct/28/2021-DMCA-final-exemptions-win/
@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!
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