A 3D printer borrowed from a project to make a gun with a 3D printer is forfeited


It's time to make a gun with a 3D printer and ultimately to publish a design drawing of a gun that can be produced 100% even for an inexpensive 3D printer for home use on the InternetWiki Weapons ProjectAlthough it is legal concern, we are renting 3D printersStratasysIt seems that we confiscated the 3D printer we lent out.

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Project Director Cody Wilson told Stratasys on September 26 that "As you know, our policy is that we are not happy to use 3D printers for illegal purposes," the next day A person for collection was sent to Wilson 's house.

The project said the gun sales are illegal even at the end of August 2012, the online funding platformIndiegogoAlthough the project campaign was canceled halfway through,Bitcoin, And finally collected $ 20,000 (about 1.7 million yen), we borrowed a 3D printer from Stratasys to manufacture guns. In America, it is necessary to acquire a license in order to manufacture a gun, but in the Wiki Weapons ProjectFAQAccording to the fact that it is not illegal to manufacture guns to legally possess it, unless possession of a gun is forbidden in the place of sale or manufacturing.

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Wilson, who is studying law at the University of Texas, says, "We are not doing anything to break the law."WiredAccording to Mr. Wilson also thinking of acquiring a gun manufacturing license, he plans to continue the project from now on, for example, by borrowing a 3D printer to another company.

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