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Mullvad coreboot

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Mullvad coreboot

Post by blurb » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:23 pm

just read this, and was wondering if Daddy-who-looks-after-us would be willing to share thoughts.

Oh, sorry - df. :D Just interested in your perspective, got a mo'?

https://mullvad.net/ja/blog/2019/8/7/op ... re-future/

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Re: Mullvad coreboot

Post by df » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:54 pm

I think that's great. As Mullvad mentioned in that page, there's still the issue of "closed-source (and encrypted!) firmware" in the CPU, but hopefully that'll change one day too. The open source firmware on a server platform is a good step towards that direction. The only negative thing I can say about it is that it still requires a degree of trust on the user's part, since there's no way for them to verify that a VPN provider is actually using that open source firmware.

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