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3D-Printed Gun Pioneer Resigns Amid Sex Charges

Defense Distributed has a new CEO after Cody Wilson quits

(Newser) - Defense Distributed says CEO Cody Wilson resigned Friday—the same day the 3D-printed gun pioneer was arrested in Taiwan after apparently fleeing sex charges in the US. Paloma Heindorff, the company's former head of product development, announced Tuesday that she is now leading the company because Wilson has "... More »

Fugitive 3D-Gun Advocate Is Busted Overseas

Cody Wilson arrested in Taiwan, faces charges he paid a 16-year-old girl for sex in Texas

(Newser) - A Texan who made his name as an activist for DIY guns has been arrested in Taiwan and will now face sex charges back in the US. Cody Wilson, who previously courted controversy by selling plans to make 3D-printed guns , was arrested in Taipei on Friday, reports Taiwan News . It... More »

Taiwan Hunts for Cody Wilson After Underage Sex Accusation

3D-printed gun creator's last known location was Taipei

(Newser) - Taiwan said Thursday it is looking for the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant tied to an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward . The National Immigration Agency and Criminal Investigation Bureau... More »

Guy Behind 3D-Printed Guns Accused of Paying 16-Year-Old for Sex

Cody Wilson has not yet been arrested, was last known to be in Taiwan

(Newser) - Cody Wilson, the Texas man who runs a controversial 3D-printed gun company at the center of a legal fight, is accused of paying an underage girl $500 to have sex with her. According to an arrest affidavit filed in Travis County district court on Wednesday, the 16-year-old told a counselor... More »

Despite Ruling, 3D-Printed Gun Plans Are Being Sold

Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed says he believes judge's ruling allows for that

(Newser) - The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, despite a federal court order barring him from posting the plans online. Cody Wilson said at a news conference that... More »

Feds Order 3D Gun Blueprints Taken Offline

Defense Distributed will comply after 100K downloads in first 2 days

(Newser) - When a company run by a Texas law student posted blueprints online this week for a 3D-printed gun, it logged more than 100,000 downloads in its first two days. Now, the State Department also has taken notice of the gambit by Cody Wilson at Defense Distributed , reports Forbes . It... More »

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