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Comment New copyright wars? (Score 2) 87

One of the foreseeable problems was pointed out by, amongst other people, Cory Doctorow at CCC Congress in 2012 []. Basically, these devices are comparable to MP3 ripping software, but for things. According to Doctorow a new copyright war could be upon us, and this time we're pissing of more powerful lobbying interests. A lot is possible, but in my experience it's often just too costly to be worth it. The medialab I work for explored this issue last year: we copied a euro-coin with a metal 3D printer. It worked great, except that it cost 30 euros to do.. [ (Dutch)]

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