[hackerspaces] printablegun.com has it's 3d printer siezed

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Tue Oct 2 09:08:57 CEST 2012


works pretty well.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 11:59 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
> Matt Joyce wrote, On 2012-10-01 18:38:
>> http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:31584
> 3D printed fire arms are totally tools, tools for trolling. Every time
> someone replies to a thread like this, a hacker somewhere either gets a
> plastic keyboard shard splinter stuck under their fingernail,
> accidentally sews their eyelid to a  samoflange, or runs out of oil for
> their robot bits.
> As much as I have respect for cultures outside of the United States
> having more sensibility and ethics than we do regarding when it is or
> isn't appropriate to cause bodily harm to another human being, when you
> have decided that it is the right moment to acquire a piece (If you live
> in the US and have to Urbandictionary that shit, I've been told Canada
> has some great health care) regardless of what regulations and laws are
> instated locally, it happens. It happens so quick and easily it's not
> even ridiculous. History has proven this time and time again. The lust
> for power is lubricated by money and guns.
> It's sad, I know, but some of us actually don't live in your notion of
> reality.
> I can't wait for the day when 3D printers can prints guns that actually
> work reliably and have approximately the same durability as their milled
> counterparts. You know why? Because there would be Nth times as many of
> us making much more cooler less idiotic things.
> Remember kids, no matter how hard you try to buy into this hacker
> community nonsense, there will always be idiots ready to do the stupid.
> You can either sit here getting your maker panties in a twist with a
> drill press because some monkey banged two rocks together and fired a
> bullet that cause RMS to migrate to Windows, or continue on with hacking
> the planet like the sexy beasts you are.
> --
> Rubin
> rubin at starset.net

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