Netgear trying to fool their users with "Open Source Router"
Oct 07, 2009, 17:02 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Not only is this extremely Closed Source, but it also
"* has very practical security implications: You can never
update your Linux kernel to get the latest security fixes, but have
to run vulnerable old kernel versions
* is a very questionable legal practise. Netgear as the vendor
is simply relying on the fact that none of the authors who have
written parts of the kernel against which their binary-only module
links will ever make copyright claims against them."