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    Posted: 11 July 2018 at 7:56am
From MIT Technology Review:

A decision from the US Department of Justice allows the online distribution of computer-designed gun models.
Looking back: Cody Wilson created and fired the first fully 3-D printed gun in 2013. The gun’s design files were downloaded hundreds of thousands of times in a few days. Then the State Department told him to take the files down.
The news: In 2015, Wilson filed a lawsuit which claimed that by stopping him from uploading his 3-D-printable model, the State Department violated his right to bear arms (2nd Amendment) and to freely share information (1st Amendment). In a settlement just reached with the Department of Justice, Wilson essentially won. Digital weapons files can now be legally distributed on the web.
But... Makers will need to have a knowledge of gun mechanics, 3-D printing, and other manufacturing technologies. While Wilson has lowered some barriers to creating undocumented weapons, home-based setups will have to advance mightily before your neighbor will be able to make an arsenal of AR-15s.
Details of the Second Amendment Foundation announcement are interesting.  I may need to start supporting SAF.
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