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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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