>Do you really think the FSF's four freedoms require the design code to the CPU?
And why do they require design of network card's microcode? What's the difference?
>The firmware blobs themselves may not be GPL'd themselves though, making them non-free.
So? Hardware is also non-free.
>Which processor they run on is irrelevant from the perspective of the FSF.
So I see that FSF site has gone down. Is it that because they're refusing to work with the Internet which uses Cisco routers somewhere?