Should Dahua And Hikvision Open Source Their Camera Firmware?

From member in the Hikvision Firmware Decrypted comments:

Here's an interesting thought. I'm not sure I agree with my thought yet, but it's worth a discussion... how about Hikvision just open sources their camera firmware? They make money on hardware sales and if they open source it, they would benefit from the community contributing to their code (or at the very least scrutinizing the security vulnerabilities). There may be a few pieces that they'd want to keep to themselves, like any advanced encoding features, or perhaps some of the analytics, but they could also benefit from the transparency of allowing others to see the source.

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