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Simon & Schuster Signs Book Deal With 3D Gun Maker - Posted January 24, 2014
Cody Wilson, the creator of the first 3D-printable gun, has signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster for $250,000, according to a report in ... [GalleyCat]

Dark Wallet: A Radical Way to Bitcoin - Posted September 26, 2013
(The New Yorker) Cody Wilson and Amir Taaki's project, tentatively known as Dark Wallet, is a simple wallet designed to be easier to use for people who aren't tech-savvy; they hope that in turn accelerates the currency's rate of adoption around the world. The wallet will be open-source and free to... [Bitcoins Insider]

State Department Demands Takedown of 3D Printable Gun Files - Posted May 10, 2013
(Forbes) Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson received a letter from the State Department Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance Thursday demanding that he take down the online blueprints for the 3D-printable "Liberator" handgun that his group released Monday, along with nine other... [Inside 3D Printing News]

3D Printed Guns Don't Make Gun Control Futile - Posted May 10, 2013
(Slate) The printable gun does nothing to weaken the case for gun control--and, in the long run, it might well strengthen it. That's because, for the foreseeable future, the printed gun can't compete with manufactured weapons. It's more expensive, less durable, and a worse shot than any gun you c... [Inside 3D Printing News]

The Calm After the Media Storm About the 3D Printed Gun - Posted May 8, 2013
(3D Printing Industry) The web is on fire with reports of the world's first 3D printed handgun. It's been a perfect media storm. Since the announcement was made by Forbes on Friday, there have been literally thousands of news stories on 3D printing and handguns. Most are sensational. Lawmakers, predictably, have... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Successfully Test Firing the 3D Printed Gun - Posted May 7, 2013
(Forbes) The successful test firing of a fully 3D printed gun was covered by Forbes hacker culture columnist Andy Greenberg at the invitation of Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed. The gun was tested on a remote private shooting range an hour's drive from Austin, Texas, whose exact location Wilson asked not... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Schumer Announces Support for Measure to Make 3D Printed Guns Illegal - Posted May 7, 2013
(CBS New York) Sen. Charles Schumer has called for legislation to make building a gun using a 3D printer to be illegal. A fully operational handgun was made legally using a 3D printer, the senior Senator from New York Said at a news conference. The weapon was composed almost entirely of plastic,... [Inside 3D Printing News]

3D Printing Search Engine Lets Users Print Their Own Drugs & Guns - Posted March 15, 2013
(International Business Times) A funding campaign has been launched for a website that would allow users to freely upload 3D printing blueprints, including ones for weapon parts and other prohibited goods. The site, which is to be known as Defcad, is seeking $100,000 of crowd-funding. Speaking in a video, Defcad fou... [Inside 3D Printing News]

DefCad, the Pirate Bay of 3D Printing, Seeks Funding - Posted March 14, 2013
(PCMAG) Already dubbed The Pirate Bay for 3D printing, Defcad aims to provide unfettered access to 3D printable firearms, as well as other designs that can be used to print anything from household tools to pharmaceuticals. As of Wednesday afternoon, Defcad had already raised close to $13,000 from 46 backers. The site... [Inside 3D Printing News]

At SxSW, 3D Printed Guns Get Their Turn in the Spotlight - Posted March 13, 2013
(ComputerWorld) Pro-gun, nonprofit Defense Distributed's CEO Cody Wilson presented Monday afternoon at SxSW and stands by his group's efforts despite opposition. 3D printing's capabilities have generated considerable buzz at South by Southwest Interactive over the past few days. "When I read some of the coverage of th... [Inside 3D Printing News]

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