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FCC orders TP-Link to allow third-party firmware on their routers

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 3, 2016.

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    The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau has reached a $200,000 settlement with TP-Link in regards to selling in the US routers that could operate at output levels higher that allowed by FCC rules. At the same time, TP-Link has also agreed to work with the open-source community and Wi-Fi chipset manufacturers to enable consumers to install third-party firmware on their Wi-Fi routers. Problem solved Under Commission rules, devices such as routers are certified by the … More →

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