Open source hardware licenses

Open source hardware licenses

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Do you make hardware? Dabble with designing electronics? Open source hardware licenses considerations and thought starters…

  • What is not Open Source Hardware
  • Why “non-commercial” is a “non-good” idea for your project
  • “I’m afraid that it will get copied by a large conglomerate and sold cheaply to people!
  • “I’m afraid my project will be used by some big company without proper credit or attribution!”
  • I would like to sell my project as a product and I’m scared of someone becoming a competitor!
  • If you keep your project “non-commercial” it is less likely to succeed and evolve!

Open source hardware licenses – Link.

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What is open source hardware? – Link.

2 thoughts on “Open source hardware licenses

  1. paulsw says:

    There is a very interesting discussion about Open Hardware and how it relates to the (less open than you thought) Arduino over at the Arduino Forum.

    http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1184102866;start=all

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