Posted Apr 26, 2007 11:40 UTC (Thu) by quintesse
In reply to: Binary Blobs?
Parent article: MadWifi: Much ado about nothing?
I imagine that the difference is that it is very difficult for code on the card to get root access to your system. So while any ethical problems remain (as RMS would probably point out) the practical situation is very different by making sure that the closed source binary runs in its own "sandbox".
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