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There is an ongoing legal saga surrounding the legality of distributing computer files (or schematics) that allow individuals to 3D print functional firearms. Most recently, a federal judge in Washington granted a preliminary injunction to a group of state attorneys’ general that prohibits the dissemination of firearm schematics online. However, many believe that the [...]

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As the Fourth of July and Father’s Day (you are welcome for the reminder) quickly approach, and wedding season kicks into high gear, Americans will be doing a great deal of traveling in the coming months. And, for those of you traveling and unaware of the recent ABC News report on the Transportation Security [...]

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With new technology come new products, new opportunities, and—unfortunately—new problems.  Few technologies pose quite the excitement, and potential for legal complication, as 3D printing.  3D printing, a technique that manufactures goods using thin layers of plastic based on written computer programs, has the potential to revolutionizeevery major industry in the world.  However, as Yoshitomo Imura [...]

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3D Printing. Are we ready?

On June 12, 2014 By Philip Houten

One of the most staggering innovations in the last few years is the creation and proliferation of 3D printing. From printing guns that can shoot to life saving organs, 3D printing has the ability to revolutionize the way business is done and [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On February 17, 2014 By Bradlee Edmondson


Surveillance & Censorship:

The Washington Post reports that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the NSA received intelligence from Australia’s signals intelligence division on Chicago-based law firm Mayer Brown in relation to the firm’s representation of the Indonesian government in a trade dispute. In response, Indonesia’s foreign minister Continue Reading