[OpenWrt-Devel] EU feedback on "Upload of software on radio equipment"

Eric Luehrsen ericluehrsen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 01:44:06 EST 2019

On 3/4/19 6:35 PM, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> Hi,
> The European commission asked for feedback on the Radio Equipment
> Directive (RED) regarding the restrictions on "Upload of software on
> radio equipment"
> I posted here a comment in the name of the OpenWrt project:
> https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-6621038/feedback/F240894_en?p_id=380919
> The deadline for comments was 4. March.
> Thank you for the help and also the others who posted feedback to the
> European commission.
> More details can be found here:
> https://fsfe.org/activities/radiodirective/
> Hauke

Historical Reference

US FCC attempted a similar thing a few years ago and it received some
backlash. They chose to revise the interpretation instructions for
the rule. Although a regulation (FCC rule) is flexible and less
worrisome. Bad legislation can hang around for a long time.

FCC Informal News:
FCC Revised Interpretation:
Credible Response:

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