Researchers Develop a Speech-Jamming Gun That Can Silence People From a Distance
Shut up, or I'll shoot
Japanese researchers have developed a gun that can silence people in mid-sentence. The Speech-Jamming gun can effectively jam the words of speakers who are over 100 feet away simply by pointing its visor at them. While countless jokes can be made about that gun (i.e. “I could use that on my wife” or “It was specifically designed for Kanye West”), the real purpose of it are not as funny. The gun is indeed being promoted as something useful to “mediate debates” or to “facilitate the quelling of protests”. There’s already “talks” of having such guns in public places such as libraries.
When there’s a way to make you physically unable to speak, we can say that free-speech is literally in danger. Like, literally. Here’s an article from ExtremeTech about the Anti-1st-Amendment device. Read more
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