7 min

S1 E5 Courts are Shooting at a 3D Gun Ban Miami Law Explainer

Plastic guns are a security nightmare. A do-it-yourselfer with a half decent shop is unlikely to produce one on their own but with the help of technical spec blueprints, it poses a real threat. Michael Froomkin, a technology and internet law guru, talks about the complicated legal maneuvering underway to permanently block the release of 3D gun blueprints online.

Plastic guns are a security nightmare. A do-it-yourselfer with a half decent shop is unlikely to produce one on their own but with the help of technical spec blueprints, it poses a real threat. Michael Froomkin, a technology and internet law guru, talks about the complicated legal maneuvering underway to permanently block the release of 3D gun blueprints online.

7 min