[Trisquel-users] Learning self-defense

Andrew Roffey andrew at roffey.org
Sat Aug 30 00:34:24 CEST 2014


gnuser wrote:
> I'm sorry, but I believe that must not be correct. According to 
> https://tails.boum.org/doc/about/license/index.en.html all their 
> software is free software, and IIRC they even got rid of TrueCrypt 
> some time ago (because of the issues with it). Also, since this is 
> based on Debian main distro, I believe there would be no blobs (since
> Debian removes those from the kernel). I might be wrong in this one,
> maybe TAILS puts them back in, but I don't see any indication of that
> anywhere (please provide a source if you can).

I asked on their IRC a while back and was told that proprietary firmware
is shipped by default so that Tails will work on more hardware.

I don't have any link to share though, sorry!

Andrew.


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