TV-B-Gone Inventor Makes it Open Source, Explains Why

Mitch Altman, inventor of TV-B-Gone » 11/04/08 12:30pm 11/04/08 12:30pm has done something kinda alien to many inventors of successful gizmos: he's made it open source. Interesting, since when he first came up with the idea, Altman patented it, on the advice of his patent attorney brother.Now he's sold a bundle of them, he's had a change of heart.…