5/10/2013

The State Department has ordered Defense Distributed, a Texas-based nonprofit software distributor, to remove from the Internet drawings of the world's first operational firearm created using a consumer-grade 3D printer. The open-source weapons project led to the recent test firing of the "Liberator" handgun -- which is made almost entirely of plastic polymer -- and has prompted two states and the District of Columbia to look into banning the printed guns.

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