Four Freedoms of Open Hardware
From P2P Foundation
The Open Hardware and Design Alliance has rewritten the four freedoms of free software as follows to match them to hardware resp. hardware documentation:
- Freedom 1: The freedom to use the device for any purpose.
- Freedom 2: The freedom to study how the device works and change it to make it to do what you wish. Access to the complete design is precondition to this.
- Freedom 3: Redistribute the device and/or design (remanufacture).
- Freedom 4: The freedom to improve the device and/or design, and release ...