ThinkPenguin wireless router now FSF-certified to respect your freedom

The TPE-NWIFIROUTER comes pre-installed with libreCMC, an
FSF-endorsed embedded GNU/Linux distribution.

“This is a big step forward for computer user freedom. For the first
time, you can purchase a router that ships with only free software
preinstalled. This router and OS give us a platform that we can trust
and control, and that the community can use to begin building our own,
free software based network for communication, file sharing, social
networking, and more,” said FSF’s executive director John Sullivan.

This is the third product by ThinkPenguin to be awarded the use of the
RYF certification mark. The first two were the TPE-N150USB Wireless N
USB Adapter and the long-range TPE-N150USBL model.

Christopher Waid, ThinkPenguin’s founder and CEO, said, “ThinkPenguin,
Inc. was founded with the goal of making free software more easily
adoptable by the masses. Everyone needs a wireless router in their
homes, and so I am very proud that we are able to offer users a router
that ships with 100% free software installed and that is backed by a
reputable certification process provided by the FSF.”

To learn more about the Respects Your Freedom hardware certification,
including details on the certification of the TPE-N150USB Wireless N
USB adapter, as well as information on the driver and firmware for the
device, visit Hardware sellers interested in
applying for certification can consult

Subscribers to the FSF’s
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About the Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation, founded in 1985, is dedicated to
promoting computer users’ right to use, study, copy, modify, and
redistribute computer programs. The FSF promotes the development and
use of free (as in freedom) software — particularly the GNU operating
system and its GNU/Linux variants — and free documentation for free
software. The FSF also helps to spread awareness of the ethical and
political issues of freedom in the use of software, and its Web sites,
located at and, are an important source of information
about GNU/Linux. Donations to support the FSF’s work can be made at Its headquarters are in Boston, MA, USA.

More information about the FSF, as well as important information for
journalists and publishers, is at

About ThinkPenguin, Inc

Started by Christopher Waid, founder and CEO, ThinkPenguin, Inc. is a
consumer-driven company with a mission to bring free software to the
masses. At the core of company is a catalog of computers and
accessories with broad support for GNU/Linux. The company provides
technical support for end-users and works with the community,
distributions, and upstream projects to make GNU/Linux all that it can

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Free Software Foundation
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