… for technologies and systems that harness the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process, that results in better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, and lower costs. Open Technology leads to an end to predatory vendor lock-in (dependency on specific private corporations) and abuse of the intellectual property and patent systems.
… via free license to a product's source code or design, and right to redistribute that source code or design by anyone, including changes and improvements that may later be made.
… whether in the form of software, hardware, data or protocols. Any person, company, organisation or government can freely use it without payment of any license or patent fee whatsoever.