US State Dept. orders removal of 3D-printed gun designs
May 10, 2013
The order to remove the blueprints for the plastic gun comes after they were downloaded more than 100,000 times.
However, the files were actually being served by Mega, the New Zealand-based storage service created by ex-hacker entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, an outspoken U.S. government critic. It’s not clear whether the file will be taken off Mega’s servers,
The files have also been uploaded several times to the Pirate Bay filesharing site.