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Dangerous Products - Knives/Guns and Parts Policy

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Examples of what's allowed in some circumstances

Guns, gun parts, & related products
Allowed  Google allows the promotion of gun parts and associated items that increase the safety of a gun
  • Examples: Gun locks, trigger locks, safety pins, chamber block

Examples of what's not allowed

Explosives
 Products that are designed to explode and could cause damage to nearby people or property
  • Examples: Nail bomb, chemical bomb, any fireworks that explode, firecrackers, grenades
 Promotion of instructional content about the assembly, enhancement or acquisition of explosive items
  • Examples: Bomb-making instructions, guides, software or equipment for 3D printing of parts of grenades 

 

Guns, gun parts, & related products
 Functional devices that appear to discharge a projectile at high velocity, whether for sport, self-defense, or combat. Note that we err on the side of caution and apply this policy to sporting or recreational guns that can cause serious harm if misused, or that appear to be real guns
  • Examples: Handguns, rifles, shotguns, hunting guns, functioning antique guns, airsoft guns, paintball guns, bb guns, 3D printed guns
 Any part or component, whether finished or unfinished, that is essential to, or enhances the functionality of a gun
  • Examples: Ammunition, ammunition clips, silencers, ammunition belts, stocks, conversion kits, gun-grips, scopes and sights, tripods and bipods 
 Instructional content about the assembly, enhancement or acquisition of any of functional devices that appear to discharge a projectile at high velocity, including parts or components thereof
  • Examples: Gun-making instructions, guides, software or equipment for 3D printing of guns or gun parts
 

 

Dangerous knives
 Knives that are designed or promoted (in modern-day usage) as products that can be used to injure an opponent in sport, self-defense, or combat. Any knife design that provides a confrontational advantage (including disguised appearance or assisted-opening mechanism)
  • Examples: Switchblades, fighting knives, sword-canes, balisongs, military knives, push daggers, throwing axes

 

Other weapons
 Any other product designed to (in modern-day usage) injure an opponent in sport, self-defense or combat
  • Examples: Throwing stars, brass knuckles, tasers, pepper spray
 Promotion of instructional content about the assembly, enhancement or acquisition of any product covered by the other weapons policy section
  • Examples: Guides, software or equipment for 3D printing of push daggers, brass knuckles, throwing stars
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