The future of 3-D printed gun files is now being deliberated by a judge in the state of Washington.
At stake is whether or not Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson will be able to republish computer files that would let users print a plastic gun called The Liberator that fires real bullets.
But as the judge deliberates on a hearing that concluded Tuesday, some old fashioned technology — a book — is already for sale with the code on a website run by one of the largest companies in the world.
“You can go to Amazon,” Wilson told Forbes. “The Liberator code is in a book in a couple different formats.”