October 29th, 2004, 13:27
Seems OpenBSD's persistence in the area of wireless chipsets has gotten Atmel and Zydas to make their firmware files re-distributable. "Conexant and Intel have been open to dialogue for which we are grateful," Theo added.

De Raadt said that when a request was made to a vendor to 'open' their firmware, "it just means we want clear distribution/redistribution rights. We don't need the 'source code' to their firmware. There are no intellectual property concerns."

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