[TI Calypso] I know it's NDA'ed but ...

sxpert sxpert at sxpert.org
Fri Jul 24 18:55:35 CEST 2009

On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 17:30 +0100, Al Johnson wrote:
> On Friday 24 July 2009, Nekron wrote:
> > I wonder what will happen to the TI Calypso stuff inside the Freerunner?
> > Now that OM stopped business who will take care of the GSM modem part and
> > fix issues if they are found? As a now full community supported mobile
> > hardware platform wouldn't it be possible to contact TI and release the
> > Calpyso SDK under some community license? I mean the GSM modem is an old
> > one and why can't it be de-NDA'ed by TI?
> It probably wouldn't hurt to ask, but don't get your hopes up. TI have little 
> to gain, and a release will cost them at least the time taken to ensure they 
> are allowed to release the information. They may not be allowed to release it, 
> even if they wanted to, for a number of reasons including third party rights 
> holders and regulatory rules.

problem is, GSM network security is "maintained" by using bogus "secret"
management processes, including not revealing the inner working of GSM

If you have a ticket for HAR, there will be plenty of GSM hacking there,
which you may find interesting

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