Bitfrost: the OLPC security model
Posted Feb 8, 2007 6:05 UTC (Thu) by bronson
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I don't think so... I remember the FSF shooting this down a few months ago. The example used was, what if Tivo releases a developer key as a substitute for releasing their private key? Without the same key, there's no guarantee of the same rights. I did some googling but can't come up with the article so take this with a grain of salt.
The first draft even suggested that if hardware requiring a private key was found in the wild, the private key must be made public. Luckily that was softened in the second draft.
The final GPLv3 is due in March... That's coming up awful soon.
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