Dan Gillmor

Your home router is probably one of the least secure devices you own, because manufacturers ship them with vulnerabilities and then refuse to update them, or make it difficult to do so.

What’s the FCC’s response? The worst possible one: Pushing manufacturers to LOCK DOWN the firmware so that even people who care about security are screwed. What a fiasco.

Way to Go, FCC. Now Manufacturers Are Locking Down Routers

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