"So you are going to try to force us to take something into the Linux kernel due to the security inadequacies of a totally different operating system? You might want to rethink that argument :)"
"This statement is not 'preventing' anything, it is merely stating the fact that a very large number of Linux kernel developers feel that closed source Linux kernel modules are harmful for users, companies, and the Linux kernel community overall."
"Licensing questions would be better off asked to lawyers, not programmers. Would you ask a random group of lawyers on a public mailing list medical questions and trust their responses?"
"All currently active Linux kernel versions are now released with a fix for this problem. We have released them through our normal channels, with the needed information as to what the problem is, a pointer to the CVE number, and the patch itself."