3D printed gun poses awkward regulatory questions

The Liberator gun

The world is finally waking up to the promises and threats of 3D printing, when a group of people calling themselves Defense Distributed published the plans online to make a 3D printed gun make almost entirely out of plastic, and posted a video of the gun being fired.

3D printing is [...]

The War of Things

I am attending the Free Culture Forum 2012 in Barcelona, where amongst other things there has been a lot of talk about 3D printing, and was able to see a MakerBot in action at a hacker lab.

The future is here.

The monumental change that 3D printing will create may sound like an exaggeration, but [...]