And how can this possible be enforced? Require the printer to have an internet connection and send the design to some central location for permission to print it?
first thing to print with my 3D printer: another [unsecured] printer.
Exactly. The printers print printers. And there’s tons of designs for DIY printers. So how could this simpleton possibly enforce this?
A 3D printer cost at the minimum $8,000. I could go out and buy a firearm for a lot less.