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Marketplace Tech for Friday, April 19, 2013
Apr 19, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, April 19, 2013

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Gun control advocates are looking for new options, including some tech strategies. On Wednesday, seven measures failed in the U.S. Senate, including an amendment that would have expanded background checks. Some gun control advocates are now looking in new directions. So-called 'smart guns' are firearms that only authorized users can fire. But so far, there's not a single one on the market in the U.S.

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Apr 19, 2013
CISPA passed in the House of Representatives. But what is the bill and what will it do for privacy and data?

Are 'smart guns' ready for market?

Apr 19, 2013
Technology exists where only electronically recognized users can fire a gun, but are gun buyers interested?

Gun control advocates are looking for new options, including some tech strategies. On Wednesday, seven measures failed in the U.S. Senate, including an amendment that would have expanded background checks. Some gun control advocates are now looking in new directions. So-called ‘smart guns’ are firearms that only authorized users can fire. But so far, there’s not a single one on the market in the U.S.

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