In a statement to TechCrunch that was conspicuously devoid of live-tweeting, helicopter chases or any underwater components, Kim Dotcom announced that he has instructed the Mega staff to delete any public copies of the blueprints for this week’s fully 3D-printable gun.
Given his general desire to facilitate somewhat questionable free and open sharing, Dotcom’s voice of reason is kind of unexpected.
I think it’s a serious threat to the security of the community. I think it’s scary that people can print 3D guns that can’t even be detected by metal detectors. This should concern everybody.
The photo above may lead you to believe that Dotcom is a gun enthusiast, and you’re probably right, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t all about safety. [TechCrunch]