Open source software

The NSA’s Software Defined Radio application “RedHawk” is now open source

https://swling.com/blog/2019/01/the-nsas-software-defined-radio-application-redhawk-is-now-open-source/ page says that NSA released a bunch of software to open source at https://code.nsa.gov/ There is an interesting looking project called “RedHawk” which is described as: “A software-defined radio (SDR) framework designed to support the development, deployment, and management of real-time software radio applications.” github link: https://github.com/redhawksdr Here’s the documentation: https://redhawksdr.github.io/Documentation/index.html

Why Sleep Apnea Patients Rely on a CPAP Machine Hacker

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xwjd4w/im-possibly-alive-because-it-exists-why-sleep-apnea-patients-rely-on-a-cpap-machine-hacker?utm_campaign=sharebutton An Australian hacker has spent thousands of hours hacking the DRM that medical device manufacturers put on CPAP machines to create a free tool that lets patients modify their treatment.

EU wants to require platforms to filter uploaded content (including code) | The GitHub Blog

https://blog.github.com/2018-03-14-eu-proposal-upload-filters-code/ The EU is considering a copyright proposal that would require code-sharing platforms to monitor all content that users upload for potential copyright infringement (see the EU Commission’s proposed Article 13 of the Copyright Directive). The proposal is aimed at music and videos on streaming platforms. However, the way it’s written captures many other types