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Wednesday February 25, 2015

FedEx Refuses To Ship Machine That Can Make Untraceable Guns

Refusing to ship a 3D printer? I guess FedEx is being a little more cautious these days after coughing up $40M to the feds last year for knowingly delivering drugs from illegal online pharmacies.

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When the machine was revealed last October, Defense Distributed’s pre-orders sold out in 36 hours. But now FedEx tells WIRED it’s too wary of the legal issues around homemade gunsmithing to ship the machine to customers. "This device is capable of manufacturing firearms, and potentially by private individuals," FedEx spokesperson Scott Fiedler wrote in a statement.