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Stickers emerge as EU's weapon against dud IoT security

heyrick Silver badge

Re: I want only one sticker

Il upvote you to counter the downvotes. You see, there should be no big reason why an update cannot be applied if FULL sources are available. If the manufacturer can do it, so can we. The problem comes when "open source" means you get the Linux kernel, busybox, etc but nothing of the update system or any of the "custom" software or hardware drivers. Shall I list the devices I own that claim to have source code but that means only the parts the GPL oblige to be open? Useless. Proper source can get things moving, but it's a rare device one can build their own firmware for...

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