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Dotcom orders deletion of 3D gun design

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New Zealand News | Sunday May 12 2013 8:39

Dotcom orders deletion of 3D gun design

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Internet mogul Kim Dotcom says designs for a 3D-printed gun are scary and he's deleted public links to its blueprints from his new file-sharing website.

The US Government is investigating whether the gun design breached arms-control laws relating to shipping weapons overseas by making the plans publicly available online.

The plans were available on Dotcom's Mega website, but the New Zealand-based entrepreneur asked his staff to delete the public files.

Dotcom says he thinks they are a serious threat to security of the community.

Photo: Annabel Reid

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