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Chinese manufacturers open their information—to those they can trust

— Gongkai

08. Copycats Dispatches
Back in spring, Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, an MIT engineer with a penchant for open-source hardware, published a blog post about a USD 12 phone spotted at one of the many massive electronics shopping malls in Shenzhen, the southern megalopolis at the heart of China’s manufacturing might. The phone was extremely simple: it used a wire for a Bluetooth antenna and no screws at all.

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08. Copycats Dispatches