Monday October 15th, 2012 informationliberation.com
3D Printer DRM Patent To Stop People Downloading a Car (TorrentFreak)
DRM systems in the digital media world are nothing new and are utilized extensively in the music, movie and video games industries. Now, after applying four years ago, a company has this week obtained a patent for a DRM system that aims to stop future owners of 3D printers from printing whatever they like. The dream of downloading a new pair of sneakers or even a car might already be in jeopardy, before itís even begun.