This will be interesting to watch.
EFF has filed a brief in Defense Distributed v. Department of State, a case that could push forward recognition for the hard fought principle that publishing computer files that communicate information, even in an esoteric format, is speech protected by the First Amendment.
Source: In 3-D Printing Case, “Code Is Speech” Faces New Challenges | Electronic Frontier Foundation
This is an interesting counterpoint to gun control rhetoric: It’s cold, there are plenty of data cited, and it calls into question most current enforced or proposed strategies. I’m not saying that we should not have some level of gun control, but I tend to agree that most of the strategies in place don’t work and finding a real answer is more complicated than anyone seems to think.
A criminologist and gun control skeptic explains why it won’t work.
Source: A Criminologist’s Case Against Gun Control | TIME