In the USA have arrested the owner of the company, which sells blueprints for weapons for 3D printing

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotobounce. Archival photoIn the USA have arrested the owner of the company, which sells blueprints for weapons for 3D printing© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The owner of the company Defense Distributed, which sells blueprints for weapons for 3D printing, Cody Wilson arrested in connection with allegations of sexual abuse against minors, the newspaper reports USA Today, citing a statement by the court.

Previously, Wilson said at a press conference that his company began selling drawings of weapons, which, presumably, can be printed on a 3D printer, after the court has forbidden to publish the drawings online. The company distributes drawings homemade rifle type AR-15, arguing that the production cost will not exceed $ 10 apiece.

According to the publication, Wilson on Friday, was arrested on Taiwan, after which he was extradited to the US and detained in the city jail of Houston, Texas. Marshals service brought Wilson to Texas to stand trial on charges of paying $ 500 to the girl in exchange for an intimate relationship.

In July 2018, U.S. authorities are allowed to publish on the Internet how to build a gun on a 3D printer, and then against them filed a lawsuit attorneys General of ten States. The first gun, the main components of which can be printed on a 3D printer, invented by an American gunsmith enthusiast, founder of Defense Distributed Cody Wilson. In may 2013, the month, Wilson announced the successful test of the model «the Liberator», and then laid out in free access to the drawings on which the gun can be printed independently.

The Ministry of justice for the past number of years is suing Defense Distributed, which posted on its website instructions for printing plastic guns on a 3D printer. In the USA there is a law that all firearms should be such as to distinguish the detectors. Developers plastic guns have evaded the law, adding to the design of the gun iron trim, however, this detail was removable and not required in order for the gun to perform their functions. Thus, the instructions were good and for the production of guns that cannot be detected by metal detector.

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