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[Discuss] Fwd: Hey FCC, Don't Lock Down Our Wi-Fi Routers | WIRED

Wouldn't that just mean you could not legally ship a device with GPLv3
software on it in that space, then?  No one is forcing anyone to use GPLv3
software.  Not shipping the device complies with both FCC and GPLv3.

*Drew Van ZandtArtisan's Asylum Board of DirectorsFirefly Arts Collective
Board of Directors*

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 11:10 AM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> On 10/1/2015 9:43 AM, Chuck Anderson wrote:
>> The question is what if there is GPLv3-licensed software embedded in
>> the firmware?  Distribution of such software, along with measures to
>> lock down the device, may violate the GPLv3 license.  See Tivoization
>> [1].
> The GPLv3 probably would be ruled to be unenforceable. A software license
> cannot overrule FCC regulations.
> --
> Rich P.
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