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The Liberator gun, designed by Defense Distributed. Photo: Vvzvlad/Wikimedia Commons

To say that 3-D guns is a divisive issue is an understatement. Since the State Department’s June settlement with Defense Distributed allowing it to publish blueprints for a 3-D gun on a website, the prospect of placing guns just a few clicks away from an individual’s hand has come under fire from both courts and legislators.

Ian Lopez

Ian Lopez is a litigation editor for Law.com. He's also the author of What's Next, a weekly briefing on the intersection of law and technology. You can reach Ian at ilopez@alm.com. On Twitter - @IanMichaelLopez

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