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Appeals court rejects efforts to revive 3D-printed gun lawsuit – Source CNET Computer News

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The parts for the Liberator are almost completely 3D printed.

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A US appeals court has shot down a 2018 lawsuit aiming to make it legal to publish the plans for 3D printing your own gun online. Filed Jan. 21 and reported earlier Wednesday by Austin American-Statesman, the case saw Second Amendment advocates push to publish their plans on how to 3D-print a firearm called the Liberator, according to the lawsuit.

Nonprofit Defense Distributed, based in Texas, developed the Liberator plans but was blocked from publishing them online as federal regulations require the government’s approval. The company sued the State Department, the Secretary of State and other senior State Department officials. The State…

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