After court order, 3D-printed gun pioneer starts selling CAD files

Enlarge / Cody Wilson (right), the founder of Defense Distributed, spoke to reporters on Tuesday. (credit: Nathan Mattise) AUSTIN, Tex.—In a surprising announcement, Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson announced Tuesday that while he would continue to comply with a federal court order forbidding him from internationally publishing CAD files of firearms, he would also begin selling copies of his 3D-printed gun files for a "suggested price" of $10 each. The files, crucially, will be transmitted to customers "on a DD-branded flash drive" in the United States and won't be available as downloads. Previously, he had given them away for free, globally. Read 20 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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