Category: Legal

Japanese Man Arrested for 3D Printing Guns

Police have arrested a Japanese man who was in possession of illegal guns which were made using a 3D printer. 27-year-old Yoshitomo Imura, who lives in Kawasaki City, was arrested Thursday after Japanese police raided…

Afinia Fights Back Against Stratasys Lawsuit

We talked in November about popular reaction to the lawsuit brought by Stratasys against the 3D printing company Afinia, and Afinia is not going down without a fight.  They have filed documents, that are available…

A Bad Week for 3D Gun Printing

We reported earlier this week on the ending, possibly for good, of the US law prohibiting the printing of plastic or otherwise undetectable guns.  Although many were hopeful this was not to be.  By an…

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Could 3D Printing of Firearms Become Legal?

In a 3Dprinter.net article back in June, Mark Fleming wrote about restrictions to 3D firearm printing.  It turns out we are not done with this hurdle. Here in the US there has been a law…