[Blabber] Hackable guns

Ben S ben.sugimori at gmail.com
Tue May 7 20:53:13 UTC 2013


More like they're told by gun manufacturers and special interest groups to express disapproval - since those people got them into office and pay for their affairs and yachts, etc. - and people making their own guns gives Charleton Heston types nightmares.

BenS

On May 7, 2013, at 15:46, Antonio <diveblends at gmail.com> wrote:

> of course politicians love this stuff, that way they can pretend they are actually useful...
> 
> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:16 PM, citybadger <citybadger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A lot of hacking is about PR stunts. Just in this case it may not the kind of PR you may want. The political message was "It's impossible to ban guns, since they can be manufactured on increasingly cheap 3D printers by people with minimal skills."
>> 
>> A gun that would fire once would be enough for many nefarious purposes.
>> 
>> The legislative backlash: 
>> http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/347595/schumer-opponents-3d-printer-guns-ban-%E2%80%98do-so-their-peril%E2%80%99
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Guan Yang <guan at yang.dk> wrote:
>>> Exactly. I think all the people printing guns are basically a PR stunt right now. How many times would you want to fire a printed gun? How close would you want to stand when it fires?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 14:38 , Matthew Duepner wrote:
>>> 
>>> > I agree. It sounds stupid unless you are suicidal or are trying to prove a point.
>>> > On May 7, 2013 2:36 PM, "Matt Joyce" <matt at nycresistor.com (mailto:matt at nycresistor.com)> wrote:
>>> > > easier to make a gun on a lathe.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 11:35 AM, <fractal at maui.net (mailto:fractal at maui.net)> wrote:
>>> > > > Speaking of hacking and machines, how about the new trend of using stereolithography to print out guns and other weapons?
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Do you think there could be a legal backlash in the works? (think meth lab vs allergy pills)
>>> > > >
>>> > > > Davesky
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
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