So here is the problem, guns. People don’t want to hand over their weapons to protect themselves but the world is littered with firearms that cause damage in our society because gangsters and some governments have scant regarding for the law.
So how do we allow people to protect themselves from danger or a corrupt government without having a bunch of gun toting nut jobs running about. The answer ladies and gentlemen is technology. We have the technology now, in our time that would permit us a safe, ethical and non discriminating way of gun control. If someone wants to own a firearm for hunting, self protection or just because they want to collect guns then we make that weapon trackable and traceable.
We have the technology now where people can print handguns using 3D printing so surely we can come up with a cheap way of making guns which are disposable, but technologically advanced.
We build firearms that are biometrical activated. This means in order to activate the weapon, it must recognize the finger print, palm print, or voice activation. The technology for this alone is very affordable and abundant. Every time a weapon is activated a message is sent via a wireless communication device providing the location, time and what the purpose of that weapon is. This message is tracked in real time by a bunch of number crunching servers which calculate whether or not the use of that firearm is authorized. This means a gun that is owned for personal protection and perhaps a gun club could only be fired at that gun club without alerting the authorities. If that weapon was fired outside a “weapons hot” zone the authorities are immediately dispatched to that location ready to ask you some questions or to put you down. The firearm could even from point of activation in a weapons free zone start recording video and audio and stream to a central data store.
We can have weapons zones for military training grounds, police training, shooting ranges, hunting farms the list is endless. This doesn’t mean people cannot carry their firearm where ever they want, they just cannot use it willy nilly.
You would be able to sell these guns and buy them easily, but upon purchasing the system takes a photo of you with a 3D overlay, along with your fingerprints. Your data is now associated with that weapon and you and only you can pull the trigger. If anyone tries the pull the trigger without the weapon being authorized the weapon could easily self-destruct the firing chamber and render the weapon useless, also alerting the authorities and now having recorded the would be crook’s fingerprints and last known position. The firearm could also spray a trackable paint on the individual proving their attempt to pull the trigger.
There could be many registry systems like this developed in a short span of time. You would need to get a license to operate and have the ability to provide real time data of all registered firearms. We have the technology people, if anyone wants to invest and make us pioneers, contact me. I have the schematics.
There is a plethora of stuff we can do in this space. Arm everyone to the teeth, but make them accountable. Argue as you will this is already a hell of a lot better from where we are currently.
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