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  •  Certainly not in my state - but designs for them (1+ / 0-)
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    by JesseCW on Sun May 12, 2013 at 06:29:35 AM PDT

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    •  That's likely to change when those "designs"... (0+ / 0-)

      ...consist of actual files for controlling the actions of 3D printers.

      The analogy that I would use is child pornography. An instructional manual on how to make it might very well be legal, but a computer file (say a jpg file) that actually precisely controls the actions of a 2D printer is illegal to distribute or possess, despite the fact that the internet makes widespread distribution easy.

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