Strong argument, still don't imagine they would have accepted this. Also, I'm pretty sure they would have referred to the internet as witchcraft or some such. My opinion is slightly jaded by the fact that I have seen such machine guns in action and have seen the destruction it can cause. Both to property and human life. Machine guns are not for the public.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche