Controversial digital objects can be encrypted with algorithmic distortion to keep their identity unknown.
FabSecure is a cloud based file management and encryption suite that networks 3D printers and protects prints.
Cody Wilson started DEFCAD for the purposes of hosting digital fires for 3D printing firearms. Now he’s gone to the dark side and will host IP-protected files.
Michael Weinburg and Public Knowledge has just published a new whitepaper called “What’s the Deal with Copyright and 3D Printing?” Free to read at the link in the article.
Uh oh, you knew it was coming. Nathan Myhrvold, called a patent troll by many, has been granted a U.S. patent for a method of preventing 3D printer piracy. Will it fly?