Announcing airbreak, a toolkit to jailbreak inexpensive CPAP machines to turn them into emergency #COVID19 ventilators by unlocking all operational modes and allowing custom software extensions. airbreak.dev/

@th very well done! It scares the shit out of me when you say these things have a cellular connection.

@penguin42 @th Yep, they transmit your usage data so the insurance companies can bill you for the device if you stop using it.

@Gina @penguin42 @th Well, in the US, anyway. I don't know if that "feature" is used in other countries.

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