How about open source?

Date: 2016-10-22 09:47 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Coming from an opensource guy I'm confused why you didn't mention this alternative? Let government require by law that all the firmware and software of these devices has the sources published, and that all of them should have a way of being updated by their users.

My statement follows the logic that if there had been this law imposed much earlier, all these companies would have end up joining forces in trying to write joint-written firmware (so that the code is not maintained by a single company) to de-duplicate efforts and spread the responsability.
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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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