The Copyfight of Things

David Hayward:

Object piracy is just around the corner, and significant chunks of the commercial world are likely to unite against civil liberties to try and preserve monopolies.

China has been doing object piracy on an industrial scale for years. I guess what's really around the corner is the ability for this to also take place at a consumer level.

Although I suspect we're a long way off seeing a 3D printer produce a decent quality Lego brick.