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3d-printed 'liberator' gun

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3D-printed 'Liberator' gun fires first successful shot

The gun debate expands to include plastic firearms that can be printed at home, with lawmakers expressing concerns about new technology.

By May 6, 2013

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Congress: Undetectable 3D-printed guns are still illegal

Legislators vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that are able to slip past metal detectors and X-ray machines.

By December 9, 2013

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German police to begin making 3D-printed guns to test effectiveness

Driven by both a justified concern over home-produced plastic firearms and a desire to explore the potential for cheaper police weapons, German law enforcement picks up a 3D printer.

By July 24, 2013

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3D-printed guns may face regulations, bans in New York

Both New York City and New York State introduce legislation to either curb the making of 3D-printed firearms or ban their use altogether.

By June 13, 2013

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The Pirate Bay now offering banned 3D-printed gun files

The State Department has successfully demanded the removal of the files from Defcad. The Pirate Bay has picked up the slack.

By May 10, 2013

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Why fear of 3D-printed guns is overblown

Despite worries about the dangers of 3D printed firearms, there's little chance of anyone with a MakerBot device gunning people down. Even gun-control advocates think the hype is too much.

By May 9, 2013

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3D-printed guns could be outlawed in California

Senator Leland Yee plans to introduce legislation to ban 3D-printed gun technology in order to "ensure that it is not used for the wrong purpose with potentially deadly consequences."

By May 8, 2013

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U.S. State Department latest to crack down on 3D-printed guns

The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.

By May 9, 2013

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US government orders 3D-printed gun blueprints be pulled

The US State Department has ordered that blueprints showing you how to print off your own weapon be taken offline.

By May 11, 2013

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World's first 3D-printed gun makes its debut

The gun is capable of firing standard handgun rounds, even though it's essentially a plastic weapon.

By May 3, 2013