FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.

Mirko Lindner
Jon Phillips
Day Sunday
Room Lameere
Start time 17:00
End time 17:30
Duration 00:30
Event type Podium
Track Embedded
Language English
Copyleft Hardware and the Ben Nanonote

Making Legal Open Source Hardware in China investigates the Shanzhai technology culture in China, analyzes its positive and negative aspects, and announces a new legal approach to build off the best parts of Shanzhai technology.

This approach uses a mixture of Creative Commons licensing for hardware plans, Free Software licensing for software used to run the hardware, and open patents for the novel technological innovations.

Do you have Qi Inside your hardware? Ben Nanonote is the first real product on market using the approach mentioned above, we will describe it in deep and doing a live demo on the device.