has had these patents
since the late 1990s
Bre Pettis uses the opportunity to remind us that he has become a traitor to the hacker community
PT: Are you planning on suing individually hobbyists who are making 3D printers at home?
BRE: I legally can ’ t make forward-looking statements on behalf of MakerBot or Stratasys.
neither confirm nor deny
the plan. Also:
You can’t blame me, MakerBot or Stratasys for the patent system. What you can blame us for is creating products and working within the current system to make sustainable products that are innovative and powerful.
Marcus Wolschon's chronology of MakerBot sheds doubt on these claims:
Innovative? No further questions.