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Ryan J. Reilly

The Feds Printed Their Own 3D Gun And It Literally Blew Up In Their Faces

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials have determined that a 3D gun printed from blueprints available online qualifies as a deadly weapon and worry it could...

WATCH: Colbert Takes Down 3D Gun Toting Texan

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.17.2013 | Comedy

As the gun debate rages on, one development has sparked great interest: The rise of guns created by 3D printers. With this invention, anyone with the ...

Kim Dotcom Not Into 3D-Printed Guns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology

If there's anyone who believes people should have access to whatever they want online, it's probably file-sharing advocate and Mega founder Kim Dotcom...

The Liberator: 3D Printing and the Pirate's Dilemma

Andrew Lenoir | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Andrew Lenoir

We need to level the playing field, and to do that we need to open the door and let everyone into the library. The question becomes how far to open that door, and where to draw the line on what is necessary and what is dangerous information.

The Government Can't Kill The 3D-Printed Gun

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.10.2013 | Technology

Just when you thought the 3D gun was dead, it's back. Just Thursday, the company that made the 3D gun blueprints, Defense Distributed, was forced to t...

Preston Maddock

Printing Handguns At Home? Maybe Not In D.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.09.2013 | DC

Most people aren't particularly familiar with 3D printers, but their potential to be used for sinister purposes has already prompted D.C. Councilmembe...

The Printer Is Mightier Than the Gun?

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.22.2013 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

The 3-D printing story -- accompanied by its biggest character, Cody Wilson - has received some attention, but is only in its beginning stages. That's likely why it is not the top story of the day.

Matt Sledge

Undetectable Firearms Act May Sunset As 3D Tech Makes Gun Printing A Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Playing on fears of a government crackdown, the website for the Defense Distributed 3D-printing gun project posted an official-looking not...

'Feinstein' AK Magazine Is A Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.08.2013 | Small Business

A pro-gun non-profit has created the world’s first 3-D printable magazine for an AK-47 assault weapon and decided to name the ammunition after Sen. ...

Controversial Amateur Gunsmith's Project Suffers Another Setback, But He Vows To Keep Fighting

Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

The plans of a University of Texas law student and amateur desktop gunsmith were put on hold last week when the company that had leased the sophistica...

New Project Aims To Create Workable Guns From 3D Printers

Posted 08.28.2012 | Technology

The estimated total number of guns held by civilians in the United States is 270,000,000. Cody Wilson's invention could increase that number. Wils...