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Despite banning 3D-printer gun blueprints, the U.S. government posts gun designs online

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May 14, 2013

Kurt Opsahl, a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told The Daily Caller that “you can get a wide variety of detailed plans for building weapons” at the USPTO’s website.

Opsahl, whose organization advocates for digital rights, said that “concerns are overblown” about the 3D-printer gun designs because “there’s plenty of information that is available, and has been available for years, on how to make weaponry, and society has dealt with that."

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Daily Caller

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