NSA Starts Contributing Low-Level Code to UEFI BIOS Alternative

Zenaan Harkness zen at freedbms.net
Sat Jun 22 21:05:54 PDT 2019

On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 05:43:42PM -0300, Punk wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 04:02:15 +0000 (UTC)
> jim bell <jdb10987 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nsa-contributes-low-level-stm-coreboot,39704.html
> > 
> 	at this point the self parody is almost too ridiculous to even bother comenting. Almost. So, why is it that a worthless piece of human shit like "NSA's eugene myers" is allowed to 'contribute' to FOSS ? 

Of course it's humorous.

The nature of freedom in relation to different things is often self
evident, and of course the CoreBoot guys are free to take or not take
the code from the NSA.

Notwithstanding all the shirtfruckery, access to the code in this
case may result Intel's hardware backdoors being less open to the
world/ more restricted to just Intel and the NSA/CIA etc.

And may also result in more locked down hardware black boxes to run
NetFlix "safely" minimising the right of the masses to record and

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