It seems like the trivial fix here is to sign the code and only allow flashing of signed images after boot. It would be nice to be able to flash anything during boot for hacking/testing/whatever, but anyone using the windows-based flash software is likely to be okay with just signed code from the manufacturer.
Isn't this what those TPM chips were designed for in the first place before they hijacked into being tools for draconian DRM?
Good catch, I didn't notice that.
That seems weird though, since they talk about recovering copper and copper is mostly going to be in the compressor and coils. I guess they mean in whatever earlier step removes them.
Shredding the materials and degassing/compressing the foam. It doesn't sound like they're doing anything about refrigerant recovery, but they talk about the foam processing reducing greenhouse emissions.
Today's scientific question is: What in the world is electricity? And where does it go after it leaves the toaster? -- Dave Barry, "What is Electricity?"