Lego is finally crowdsourcing designs with its new Cuusoo platform; it's basically a Lego Kickstarter.
Originally launched in Japan, Lego's Cuusoo platform was recently opened up to a global beta. The crowdsourced design platform works a lot like Kickstarter or Quirky; fans submit their designs and other fans vote on them. Once a project has 10,000 supporters it officially gets considered for real production. It's not just Lego ripping people off: the creators get a 1% cut of the total sales. It's a friggin brick-based democracy.
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