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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, July 30, 2012

A Gun Control Issue You Probably Hadn't Worried About--Yet (Kolber)

There is a piece in Popular Science about people using the developing field of home 3D-printing technology to create and share 3D-printed pistols and rifles. A snippet:

While there are still some details to sort out, it's pretty clear that making weapons at home using 3-D printers from commonly available materials is going to become much more commonplace in the near future. In fact, as 3-D printing technology matures, materials feedstock improves, and designs for weapons proliferate, we might soon see the day when nearly everyone will be able to print the weapons of their choice in the numbers they desire, all within the privacy of their own homes.

See here (via Boing Boing).


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