> Michael S. Lorrey [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> >The claim of 'smart guns' is only used by the stupid and gullible. The
> >needed will essentially put a PC on a pistol and raise the cost of the gun far
> >above that of the average person, plus make the gun user easily disabled by
> >a maser or emp generator.
> Not to mention that manufacturers probably will then become liable for crimes
> which were not stopped by the gun's 'smarts'.
Becoming a victim because of a need to reload, or due to a lack of will to shoot will be replaced by the need to reboot (of course if its a command line interface, no liberal Mac user could ever hope of using it).
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