Smartgun maker Armatix patented a system that can (in theory) remotely enable or disable a firearm.

Sometimes even wingnut paranoia is close to correct.

This idea is a very bad one if ever brought to fruition. It opens the door to a great deal of abuse, and such a satellite “kill-switch” would be vulnerable to foreign hacking. I seriously don’t think a smart gun is a good idea if it can be deactivated …