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Fwd: [OpenWrt-Devel] Last call for signatures to the FCC on the wifi lockdown issue

Fwd: [OpenWrt-Devel] Last call for signatures to the FCC on the wifi lockdown issue

Matthias Strubel
2015-10-14 @ 20:08
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Unfortunately, I saw the mail below on Oct. 13th ... too late

I signed, but too late, as well.. but
I asked in the new mailing list how to proceed, and if we can be late-signers. 


We will see, I would love If you and I can participate in signing, when 
the progress is decided.

- -------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: [OpenWrt-Devel] Last call for signatures to the FCC on the wifi 
lockdown issue
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2015 04:13:02 -0700
From: Dave Taht <>
To: OpenWrt Development List <>

The CeroWrt project's letter to the FCC on how to better manage the
software on wifi and home routers vs some proposed regulations is now
in last call for signatures. The final draft of our FCC submittal is

The principal signers (Dave Taht and Vint Cerf), are joined by many
network researchers, open source developers, and dozens of developers
of aftermarket firmware projects like OpenWrt.

Prominent signers currently include:

Jonathan Corbet, David P. Reed, Dan Geer, Jim Gettys, Phil Karn, Felix
Fietkau, Corinna "Elektra" Aichele, Randell Jesup, Eric S. Raymond,
Simon Kelly, Andreas Petlund, Sascha Meinrath, Joe Touch, Dave Farber,
Nick Feamster, Paul Vixie, Bob Frankston, Eric Schultz, Brahm Cohen,
Jeff Osborn, Harald Alvestrand, and James Woodyatt.

If you would like to join our call for substituting sane software
engineering practices over misguided regulations, the window for
adding your signature to the letter closes at 11:59AM ET, today,
Friday, 2015-10-08.

Sign via webform here:

We are at approximately 170 signatures as I write.

For more details on the controversy we are attempting to address, or
to submit your own filing to the FCC see:


Dave Täht
CeroWrt Project Architect
Tel: +46547001161
openwrt-devel mailing list

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