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3D Printed Guns Are Getting Better, Legal Debate Still Lingering in the US

Masked behind an online retailer site claiming to sell wall hangers, 30-year-old Timothy John Watson from Ranson, West Virginia, is now facing up to 10 years in prison after being…

HEXWAVE: Waving Goodbye to “Threat” of 3D Printed Guns?

3D printed guns remain a controversy, despite the comparatively little threat they pose compared to mass-produced weaponry (that isn’t to say that there are no dangers to the technology). As…

University of Mississippi: How to Trace 3D Printed Guns for Forensic Analysis

Parker Riley Ball is a thesis student at the University of Mississippi, exploring some complex areas regarding 3D printing, outlined in ‘Development of a Dart-Mass Spectral Database for 3D Printed…

Misinformation, Panic, and 3D Printed Guns

In June 2018, Cody Wilson’s non-profit Defense Distributed and the U.S. State Department settled their long-running lawsuit over whether the government can block the Internet distribution of Defense Distributed’s digital…

The Debate Over 3D Printed Guns Rages on Around the US

The topic of 3D printed guns has been a pretty hot button issue around the world for quite a while, and especially in the US at this time. But rather than…

3D Printed Guns: Bad People can go on Instagram and get an Instagun

Lawmakers speak out against 3D printed guns with Senator Richard Blumenthal  saying that “these ghost guns are the new wave of American gun violence.” Senator Edward Markey says that “Donald Trump…

We Have to Take a Stand on 3D Printed Guns

We as a 3D Printing community to take a stand on 3D printed guns. I don’t know where you stand politically on the gun debate, nor do I care. We…

What You Need to Know About 3D Printed Guns and Why You Don’t Need to Fear them

In the early hours of Sunday June 12th, a lone gunman armed with a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle burst into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and over the…

Hit Italian Crime TV Series ‘Gomorra’ Features Homemade 3D Printed Guns

One of the most successful TV series on Sky Atlantic right (for those who don’t know Sky is Rupert Murdoch’s European Satellite TV network) is the Italian crime TV series…

Any Thoughts, Mate? Australian Bust Furthers Conversation Regarding Criminalization of 3D Printed Guns

A few bad apples can spoil the whole bunch. It’s a saying we all know well, and it keeps ringing in my head regarding 3D printing and guns. Those errant…

Why I Don’t Fear 3D Printed Guns (And Neither Should You)

We all know that the potential of 3D printing is massive. Open any newspaper around the world and chances are you’ll see at least one story about 3D printing doing…

Australian Senate Not Convinced That Laws to Prevent 3D Printed Guns Are Needed

A pair of reports from the Australian Senate’s Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee reveals that while law enforcement, and federal and state governments are considering regulations to deal with…

Engineer Creates Special Bullets For 3D Printed Guns, Including Semi-automatics – Will it Lead to Wide Scale Production?

The 3D printed gun debate is certainly one which we will be hearing about for years to come. As the technology behind homemade firearms continues to improve, so will the…

Australian Senate Inquiry Into Gun-Related Violence Targets 3D Printed Guns

In 2012, 3D printing entered the volatile arena of international debate concerning gun violence and closer state monitoring/control of weapons ownership, when the U.S. firearms design organization, Defense Distributed, released…

3D Printed Guns… Who’s in Danger?

3D-printed guns are subject of a lot of very heated debates, and a recent study conducted by NABIS (National Ballistics Intelligence Service), the firearms department of English police, will only…

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