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|07-20-2018, 10:49 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2006
Texan wins the right to sell his design for 3d printed guns
just recap this kid went out and post how to 3d print gun. was told could not. so went to court and won. so you can follow link to find more info.
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|07-21-2018, 05:00 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Orem, UT
Bit behind on this (ruling came out last week) but it's very interesting. As a staunch libertarian, this has is both exciting and a little terrifying.
Also, the way they turned it into a 1st amendment issue is pretty funny. The fact that they won using that argument is hilariously absurd.
|07-21-2018, 09:11 AM||#7 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2006
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not that i have the skills or inclination but you could probably "design" a computer virus that would wreak havoc across the world and as long as you didn't "use" it, that "design" would fall under free speech and be protected.
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|07-21-2018, 02:25 PM||#9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Southern Maine
Its perfectly legal to make your own firearm for personal use, without needing to register, or have an FLL. Likewise, its perfectly legal to 3d print your own gun (with certain limitations, etc).
Its also perfectly legal to distribute plans and instructions to make your own firearms.
When these 3d plans were released, the government blocked his 1st amendments rights, on the grounds that it was too easily accessible by foreign governments.
His argument was that the reason that the government used was not strong enough to violate his 1st ammendment rights. ie If the "Anarchist Cookbook" can exist, then they can't block 3d printed firearm plans.
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