⚠️ Heads-up: the #EU is considering ways to regulate software that runs on radio-enabled devices due concerns about interferences.
Some of their solutions could significantly harm #postmarketOS, but also related project such as #UBports, #LineageOS and #Replicant (among others).
The initiative is now seeking feedback, don't hesitate to send them yours! It seems that Non-eu citizens can contribute as well. There's not much time left, so act quickly!
@postmarketOS typical example of legislators trying to solve a nonexistent problem, while having no idea about the implications of their proposal
Yes, making a statement and showing that many people care is important here. If only very little people care then for sure freedom will not stand a chance.
@postmarketOS something similar has already happened in the US with negative consequences for the software freedom of #WiFi routers:
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