Replicant developers find and close Samsung Galaxy back-door

dimonik, dimonik dimonik at
Sun Mar 23 08:38:32 UTC 2014

Hardware by it's nature can't be "free". Yo can't modify it. That's why i
call it "open".

What should be free is the DESIGN of the hardware, e.g. schematics, CAD
files - everything what will give you freedom to reproduce, modify, copy,

2014-03-21 20:27 GMT+02:00 Paul Kocialkowski <contact at>:

> > It will always be a cat-and-mouse game until hardware becomes open.
> >
> I prefer to talk about free hardware. I know that terminology brings
> even more ambiguity than free software, but talking about open hardware
> doesn't reflect any of the moral ideas that are inherent to free
> software.
> --
> Paul Kocialkowski, Replicant developer
> Replicant is a fully free Android distribution
> Website:
> Redmine:
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