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3-D printed gun plans shot down by Feds

  • "Defense Distributed" complied but plans to hire an attorney
  • The files have been downloaded over a million times and are available elsewhere on internet
3D printed gun being test fired

The state department is pulling the plug on a website that shows you how to make a gun with 3-D printing technology.

"Defense Distributed" took down instructions and files yesterday after getting a cease and desist letter.

But the company's founder says he plans to get an attorney, calling it a battle over information.

He says the files have already been downloaded more than one million times.

MORE: 25-year-old Cody Wilson is founder of "Defense Distributed"

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