Toward a Federation of Bay Area DIY Communities

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Brainstorming page!

Points of Unity

  • DIWO (Do It With Others)
  • Unity through diversity
  • Adherence to the principles of Open Source Appropriate Technology[1]
  1. Vinay Gupta's three principles for OSAT:
    1. I will not permit any human being to be deprived of live-giving technology by the profit motive.
    2. Any works that I patent I will make available to others who are engaged in humanitarian activity for free, except where this would breach other contractual responsibilities.
    3. I will not use patent law to slow the pace of innovation or service delivery to the needy under any circumstances (via "Starting an anti-patent-abuse appropriate technology political bloc? by Vinay Gupta.