Who is missing the point?
Posted Jun 8, 2007 21:55 UTC (Fri) by GreyWizard
In reply to: Wireless regulatory compliance - "too easy to modify"
Parent article: Wireless regulatory compliance
Both you and sepreece are missing the point. Consider the first sentence of the first comment on this thread: "It seems completely insane to me to insist that software MUST prevent (or atleast take steps to prevent) the user of said software from breaking the law wherever he may be at the moment." This thread is about what the rules SHOULD be and not what they ARE.
Regulations that hold manufacturers accountable for the actions of customers who recompile kernels or apply a soldering iron might exist but they don't serve society well. We should find ways to talk sense into those who perpetuate bad ideas rather than ending the discussion with "that's just how it is."
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