I’ve learned of another advantage to manufacturing using 3D printing that I hadn’t considered.
Recent controversies at popular 3D model repositories expose a fundamental problem with 3D content.
Is the 3D printing community immune to email fraud? Most definitely not. We point out how scams could happen and what you can do about it.
Are you a 3D designer and have had your designs stolen? There is a service that might help automatically detect theft and issue takedown notices.
Veteran 3D designer and artist Janne Kyttanen argues that no one really “owns” a 3D design file, including the designer. This interview explores his stance.
We recently published an article based on a well-known artist’s experience in seeing her work stolen and sold without permission; now we’ve heard from another well-known artist who essentially says there’s no such thing as design theft.
Designer Melissa Ng of Lumecluster recently saw her own design files for sale on a 3D design repository. The problem was she has never sold her files.
I’m reading a detailed post by Ars Technica on automated theft of AutoCAD designs, but is this also applicable to 3D print designs?
The recent controversy over misuse of Thingiverse 3D models highlights an ongoing issue facing all 3D designers: theft.