<p dir="ltr">I don't know a lot about the IP situation in printing, but this kind of consolidation gives me fears about Stratasys moving to a patent-trolling and monopolizing strategy...</p>
<p dir="ltr">Three cheers for democratizing manufacturing, I think I'll start archiving all public designs.</p>
<div class="gmail_quote">On Jun 19, 2013 2:09 PM, "Rick Osgood" <<a href="mailto:rick@richardosgood.com">rick@richardosgood.com</a>> wrote:<br type="attribution"><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<div dir="ltr">This is an interesting development.  I wonder how this will effect on the consumer market in the long term.<div><br></div><div><a href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/19/stratasys-acquiring-makerbot-combined-company-will-likely-dominate-3d-printing-industry/" target="_blank">http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/19/stratasys-acquiring-makerbot-combined-company-will-likely-dominate-3d-printing-industry/</a><br>

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