Author: Leah Rowe <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 03:11:54 +0100
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README b/README
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
Libreboot documentation is under docs/
The website is https://libreboot.org/
@@ -7,15 +7,14 @@ License can be found in COPYING and through parts of the source tree.
Libreboot is a free BIOS or UEFI replacement (free as in freedom); libre boot
firmware that initializes the hardware and starts a bootloader for your
operating system. It's also an open source BIOS, but open source fails to
-promote freedom; please call libreboot free software. Since 14 May 2016,
-Libreboot is part of the GNU project.
+promote freedom; please call libreboot free software.
Why use libreboot?
Many people use non-free boot firmware, even if they use GNU/Linux. Non-free
BIOS/UEFI firmware often contains backdoors, can be slow and have severe bugs,
where you are left helpless at the mercy of the developers; you have no freedom
-over your computing. By contrast, libreboot joins GNU in building a world where
+over your computing. By contrast, libreboot is building a world where
everyone can use, study, adapt and share software, with true control and
ownership over their technology. In other words, you should use Libreboot for
your freedom's sake!
@@ -27,7 +26,7 @@ and more).
Libreboot's main upstream providers are coreboot (which we deblob, for hardware
initialization), depthcharge (bootloader, and default libreboot payload on ARM),
-and GNU GRUB (bootloader, and default libreboot payload on x86). We also
+and GRUB (bootloader, and default libreboot payload on x86). We also
integrate flashrom (for installing libreboot), and several of our own utilities,
scripts and configuration files. All of this is integrated into a single,
coherent package that is easy to use. We add our own patches to the various