Libreboot -- Free your BIOS today!
Speaker: kiran s kunjumon
Room: Aaron Swartz Memorial hall
Time: Jan 29 (Sun): 11:50
Libreboot is free/opensource boot firmware for laptops, desktops and servers, on multiple platforms and architectures. It replaces the proprietary BIOS/UEFI firmware commonly foundin computers.
Libreboot is a free/opensource boot firmware implementation for laptops, desktops and servers, on ARM and x86 (POWER8 and POWER9 is planned). It replaces the proprietary BIOS/UEFI firmware found in most PCs. We believe that this is an important goal to aim for, for reasons of security, privacy and freedom in the user’s computing, where, if we are successful and thrive, more people can use systems which do not have malicious anti-features, invasive backdoors and other nasty quirks introduced by most modern proprietary firmware.