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Open-Source Firmware Foundation Established For Advancing Open Firmware
The Open-Source Firmware Foundation founding members are 9elements Cyber Security and Mullvad VPN. The new organization tweeted out their latest status update with having most of the necessary infrastructure in place for being established as an Oregon non-profit mutual benefit corporation.
We just signed off the first Board of Directors, president, and secretary. We will upload the documents soon to our homepage for your review.— Open Source Firmware Foundation (@osfw_foundation) February 8, 2022
1. Articles of Incorporation - ✔️
2. Bylaws - ✔️
3. Membership contracts - ✔️
4. Bank account - pending.
5. First workgroups - ✔️ pic.twitter.com/5UIkSq3Dx2
The osfw.foundation site explains its goals:
The Open-Source Firmware Foundation (OSFF) is a non-profit organization with the overall goal to enhance communication between all parties involved in the open-source firmware space. The OSFF was founded in 2021 by a group of industry-leading companies in open-source firmware.
The foundation sets its goals to research and to educate corporations and individuals alike about open-source firmware through sharing intellectual resources, infrastructure, services, events and training.
The OSFF is meant to be an umbrella organization for all parties interested in open-source firmware and acts as the first point of contact in the open-source firmware ecosystem.
Here's to wishing them the most success in getting more OEMs/ODMs to adopt open-source firmware practices!