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Feds Shut Down Defcad

"DEFCAD files are being removed from public access at the request of the US Department of Defense Trade Controls.
Until further notice, the United States government claims control of the information."

http://defcad.org/

This is happening amidst Obama's tour of startups in Austin, TX and The White House's initiative to fund 3D printing:

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/obama-visit-to-affe...

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/09/obama-...

"State Department Demands Takedown Of 3D-Printable Gun Files For Possible Export Control Violations"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/05/09/state-d...

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This is awesome!

people want what they can't have, we all know that. Banning this will cause it to spread much faster than it otherwise would have. There will be many people who will seed it just because they have been told that they can't. Congratulations Cody!

And now the federal

And now the federal government gets a lesson in the Streisand Effect.

To Late To Stop It Now.

Search Google for "LIBERATOR gun torrent".
The file is less than 3MBs.

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