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Carl S.

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Please take note of the article in the below link.  For those concerned, probably best to photograph the non-serialized side of a firearm when posting on social media.

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2019/10/22/google-firearm-serial-numbers/
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Wow - that is a bit "Orwellian"
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The devil never sleeps. Never thought of this before, but the obvious implication is that this could very easily become defacto registration.
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Interesting this is a bit scary
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Precisely why I have always made sure none of my photos show the serial numbers.
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What might be fun, so to speak, is to alter the picture and with a made up serial number, maybe off of an M2 bmg or a tail number from an A10. Or maybe a phone number of an elected official, who cares less about the 2A. I wouldn't post it on this forum. I will continue to photograph mine serial number side down. If this can be mined, what else are tech firms doing?
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I've posted pics before without thought of this. So I searched mine and not 1 showed up. It definitely makes you think but so far I'm not convinced they are actually doing it, or have started using the info?
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If you file a Form 1 for anything, SBR, Suppressor, etc. you are the manufacturer, you create the serial number and the description of the item, etc. you best pay attention to what you are doing, taking pictures, etc. now you are being told that the ATF is being asked for your data, by the states cities, counties or other data gatherers. They are not allowed to keep your data, ha, well Surprise, surprise.
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Originally Posted by Rapier
If you file a Form 1 for anything, SBR, Suppressor, etc. you are the manufacturer, you create the serial number and the description of the item, etc. you best pay attention to what you are doing, taking pictures, etc. now you are being told that the ATF is being asked for your data, by the states cities, counties or other data gatherers. They are not allowed to keep your data, ha, well Surprise, surprise.


Anything on a form 1 or form 4, the data is kept, and that is well known and accepted. The point of them is that they are for a Registry.

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