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3D Printing Trade Association News – Japanese Man Arrested For 3D Printed Gun Store

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The 27-year-old, a college employee in the city of Kawasaki, was arrested after police found video online posted by Imura claiming to have produced his own guns. Gun possession is strictlly regulated in Japan. Police raided Imura’s home and found

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Who Gets to Regulate Trade and Production of 3D-Printed Goods?

What with the recent scandal surrounding 3D-printed handguns, people have begun to discuss the best ways to regulate 3D printing. Should we regulate it to maintain safety, put boundaries on personal liberties, and protect intellectual property rights? Or should we

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3D-Printed Firearms: Canadian Prints Rifle

A man who works in manufacturing in Canada made a 3D-printed rifle that can shoot 14 rounds. The rifle isn’t going to win any contests for quickest gun, but it doesn’t have to if the goal is just to shoot

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Canadian 3D Printed Gun

At the University of Toronto, a 3D-printed gun has been printed. It isn’t functioning yet because its makers are abiding by Canadian gun laws, but they can easily modify it to shoot. The lab in Toronto downloaded the American 3D-printed

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