Hack A 3D Print

3D printing technology is quickly becoming a pivotal part of many industries. With this exploding technology, a recent article published in the journal JOM highlights how 3D printing can be vulnerable to corporate espionage. As 3D printers play a larger industrial roll in our society, developing ways to attack and defend 3D prints will be […]

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3D Printing Piracy

3D printing is quickly growing into a ubiquitous technology that will be in many homes in the future. But just as the internet brought instant communication, it also brought its share of negative and illegal practices. Like all technology, it is neither good nor bad. Only in the application of 3D printing can prints fall […]

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Hearing the Loss of IP while 3D-Printing

Hearing the Loss of IP while 3D-Printing 3D printing and the internet has turned the idea of Intellectual Property (IP) on its head. For many people, the .stl files are seen as open source and free game to anyone who wants to 3D print them, even if there is copyright restrictions. In this generation that […]

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