Jul 23, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, July 23, 2012

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All eyes are on Colorado right now in the wake of the tragic movie theater shooting. Among the many conversations the incident has sparked is a debate about the accessibility of weapons, including assault weapons like the guns used by alleged shooter James Holmes. Technology is making it easier than ever to get these weapons, even without a background check.

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Colorado shooting brings up questions of online weapon sales

Jul 23, 2012
All eyes are on Colorado right now in the wake of the tragic movie theater shooting. Among the many conversations the incident has sparked is a debate about the accessibility of weapons, including assault weapons like the guns used by alleged shooter James Holmes.
People hold hands as they pray during a memorial service outside the Aurora Municipal Center July 22, 2012 in Aurora, Colo. In the wake of the tragedy, many are questioning the accessibility of buying weapons online.
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All eyes are on Colorado right now in the wake of the tragic movie theater shooting. Among the many conversations the incident has sparked is a debate about the accessibility of weapons, including assault weapons like the guns used by alleged shooter James Holmes. Technology is making it easier than ever to get these weapons, even without a background check.

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