[Freedombox-discuss] Lessons from a FreedomBox alternative - Tonido

Caner Candan caner at candan.fr
Tue Jun 28 17:15:27 UTC 2011

Another solution may consist to have an arrangement with ISP having of
course the same philosophy (I am talking about some as the FDN (French
Data Network)) in providing them an ISP version of the freedombox OS.


On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 4:45 PM, The Doctor <drwho at virtadpt.net> wrote:
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> On 06/27/2011 01:34 PM, ian at churchkey.org wrote:
>> The fact that ISP's are increasingly moving towards these all-in-one
>> devices is an important point though, since this is a new layer of
>> network management/restriction that we will have to take into account
>> when figuring out our mechanisms for routing traffic to/from the rest of
>> the world.
> Many of them are also remotely managable.  This could potentially mean
> that an ISP could decide to block their customers' access to arbitrary
> sites or services (some countries are trying to pass laws which would
> require this).  Also, some of these remotely managed consumer routers
> have vulnerabilities in them which are being actively exploited right
> now.  The Bugtraq mailing list has had a few such vulnerabilities
> reported this year.  The possibility exists that future vulnerabilities
> in remotely managed consumer networking equipment may make traffic
> surveillance possible.
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