Friday, May 31, 2013

Homeland Security bulletin warns 3D-printed guns may be 'impossible' to stop

The bulletin refers specifically to Defense Distributed, a nonprofit company started by a University of Texas law student, which has successfully made and fired a 3D gun whose only metal parts are the bullets and a small firing pin. Some 100,000 plans for a gun called "The Liberator" were downloaded in just a few days before May 3, when a branch of the U.S. State Department told it to stop sharing the file. But the government bulletin seems to acknowledge that the genie is out of the bottle.

"Limiting access may be impossible," concludes the three-page bulletin.

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