Re: [SystemSafety] BMW and FIAT firmware updates

From: Chris Hills < >
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 12:14:41 -0000

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[mailto:systemsafety-bounces_at_xxxxxx Derek M Jones
and hopefully when BMW get around to complying to the GPL, we will see that the critical stuff is suitably protected:

Hopefully they won't. I would rather they break the GPL that let the source code loose. There is enough hacking of cars as it is without making things worse.
This highlights that perhaps that GPL code should not be used in vehicles or critical systems?

Though BMW seem to think they don't need to release the code and I (naively?) assume the have checked this before they used it. .



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