No so fast on the Govt’s attempt to ok blueprints of them….
US District Judge Robert Lasnik’s order blocks the federal government from allowing the publication of 3D-printed blueprints that detail, among other things, how to make a fully 3D-printed firearm — which experts and advocates worry would open the door to a new wave of easily accessible, untraceable guns.
After the federal government agreed to allow the publication of the blueprints, several state governments sued to reimpose the federal block. In his new order, Lasnik wrote that “the States will likely suffer irreparable injury if the technical data for designing and producing undetectable weapons using a commercially-available 3D printer are published on the internet.”
The court had already filed a restraining order last month, which this preliminary injunction effectively extends….