[chiglug] Purism (@Puri_sm) FOSS Laptop, Privacy & Security

eviljoel eviljoel at linux.com
Wed Oct 28 03:01:18 UTC 2015


Hey,

Interesting, if I was in the market for the new laptop, I would likely
buy this. Actually, it is those hardware kill switches which is the
killer feature for me.

- eviljoel

On 10/27/2015 08:51 PM, Drew Fustini wrote:
> Yeah, I've been following with interest.   Their blog has been very
> informative about the nitty gritty of Intel firmware:
> 
> BIOS Freedom Status
> https://puri.sm/posts/bios-freedom-status/
> 
> Roadmap To A Completely Free BIOS
> https://puri.sm/posts/roadmap-to-a-completely-free-bios/
> 
> Road to FSF RYF Endorsement… and Beyond
> https://puri.sm/road-to-fsf-ryf-endorsement-and-beyond/
> 
> Specifically, I found this very interesting:
> 
> "Because Purism ships Librem CPUs fused to allow unsigned software, we
> have set our sights on publishing a Free Software implementation of
> the Management Engine firmware. No other company currently offers CPUs
> with this configuration, though it is our hope that our success will
> prompt more and more companies to fuse their CPUs for freedom."
> 
> cheers,
> drew
> 
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 10:54 PM, Rob Dux <robwdux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Purism (@Puri_sm)
>> https://twitter.com/Puri_sm?s=09
>>
>> The Librem is the first computer designed to respect & protect your
>> #privacy, #security & #freedom.
>>
>> #gnu #linux #opensource #crowdfunding
>>
>> https:puri.sm
>>
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