3D-Printed Mickey Mouse Look-Alike Protests Against Copyright Rules [Pics]

3D-Printed Mickey Mouse Look-Alike Protests Against Copyright Rules [Pics]
Design

Artist created a series of disguised 3D-printed versions of Disney’s Mickey Mouse, symbolizing his fight against 3D-scanning copyrights.

Daniela Walker
  • 22 july 2013

Artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez is preemptively fighting the fight against possible 3D copyright laws. Although the technology is still relatively new, giving ordinary consumers the tools to 3D-print their own Yoda or Super Mario Bros. models will surely bring down the wrath of the corporations that created these characters at some point. For his project, Plummer-Fernandez chose to focus on one of the most famously copyright-protected mascots of our time: Mickey Mouse.

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