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Honda is going after 3D print files under copyright law.

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https://www.techdirt.com/2022/04/19/honda-just-declared-war-on-3d-printer-makers-community/

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Recently, I noticed a part that I made for my Honda Accord was removed from Printables, the newly rebranded 3D printing repository offered by Prusa. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason for it, but I didn’t think anything else about it…until reports of a mass deletion started popping up on Reddit.
“I can confirm to you that we have received a letter from a lawyer representing Honda, informing us that we were required to remove any model which used ‘Honda’ in the listing, the model itself, or one of several trademarks/logos also associated with Honda,” a Prusa spokesperson told The Drive in an email. “This will also be related to the naming of the files it self (sic), as for Honda this would be considered as a violation of their trademark/patents.”
 
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So peeps will be developing code words for Honda/Acura and its various models?

"Can't stop the signal."
 
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Maybe. I think most of the common sites won't take the risk of even letting that slide. But, the internet finds a way.
 
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That's unfortunate, and not supporting customers. I've removed the "NSX" and "Honda" from all of my 3D-print designs on Thingiverse. That will make them almost impossible to find for NSX owners. :mad:

Based on Drew's suggestion, I added NA1 & NA2 to my Thingiverse postings. I left a couple with NSX in them to see if they disappear.

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Honduh

I don't think there is a copyright on NA1 or New Sports car eXperimental.

The lawyers haven't caught up. Ikea is fine with hacking...Honda should be too.

Heck, even Microsoft now goes with "we'll work with whatever works".
 
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