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The Battle Over 3D-Printed Guns Is Getting Serious

The Battle Over 3D-Printed Guns Is Getting Serious

GIF: Jim Cooke (Gizmodo) Five years ago, a lot of people thought Cody Wilson was a wild-eyed fanatic. The New Yorker described his rhetoric about making blueprints for 3D-printed guns available to anyone on the internet as “divorced” “from any practical reality.” Yet here we are in 2018, and Wilson’s company,…

The Newest 3D-Printed Gun Is Far More Dangerous For Much Cheaper

After the stir several weeks ago, the buzz surrounding Defense Distributed’s 3D-printed gun has begun to (somewhat) die down. This is probably due in part to Kim Dotcom’s removal of the gun’s blueprint from Mega and the fact that, frankly, the gun itself isn’t much of an immediate threat. But…