A popular video showing off a 3D-printed automatic rifle magazine was removed Friday “as a violation of YouTube’s policy against spam, scams, and commercially deceptive content.” The video featured the “Cuomo” 30-round magazine developed by Defense Distributed, a Texas-based initiative run by 24-year-old Cody Wilson. It quickly went viral after Defense Distributed posted it this week. YouTube has not yet responded to Mashable’s request for a comment on the video removal. The language now tied to the video, however, seems to suggest the company believes the video is somehow fraudulent. Wilson told Mashable in an e-mail that he’s attempting to re-upload the video to YouTube, but it’s automatically rejecting the footage. He’s now attempting to host the footage on an alternative service. Update: It’s back: (via YouTube Removes 3D-Printed Automatic Rifle Magazine Footage)

A popular video showing off a 3D-printed automatic rifle magazine was removed Friday “as a violation of YouTube’s policy against spam, scams, and commercially deceptive content.” The video featured the “Cuomo” 30-round magazine developed by Defense Distributed, a Texas-based initiative run by 24-year-old Cody Wilson. It quickly went viral after Defense Distributed posted it this week. YouTube has not yet responded to Mashable’s request for a comment on the video removal. The language now tied to the video, however, seems to suggest the company believes the video is somehow fraudulent. Wilson told Mashable in an e-mail that he’s attempting to re-upload the video to YouTube, but it’s automatically rejecting the footage. He’s now attempting to host the footage on an alternative service. Update: It’s back: (via YouTube Removes 3D-Printed Automatic Rifle Magazine Footage)

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