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Portland company's drone photos may test FAA rule - Press Herald

Portland company's drone photos may test FAA rule - Press Herald | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
Press HeraldPortland company's drone photos may test FAA rulePress HeraldPORTLAND – A new company that uses small flying drones to take aerial videos and photographs may be operating in violation of Federal Aviation Administration rules.
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Mo. drone protesters found guilty of trespassing - San Francisco Chronicle

Mo. drone protesters found guilty of trespassing - San Francisco Chronicle | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
fox4kc.comMo. drone protesters found guilty of trespassingSan Francisco Chronicle(AP) — Two anti-war activists were convicted in federal court Monday of trespassing at central Missouri's Whiteman Air Force Base to protest the use of unmanned...
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Drone protesters convicted - Columbia Daily Tribune

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fox4kc.comDrone protesters convictedColumbia Daily TribuneFaust, a 69-year-old retired Disciples of Christ minister, compared drone strikes to "premeditated murder" that cheapen the value of human life by allowing shooters to be as detached from...
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Drones: 13 things you need to know from Congress's new report ...

Drones: 13 things you need to know from Congress's new report ... | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
A new Congressional report lays out in vivid detail the danger drones could pose for personal privacy. Here's everything you need to know.
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FAA Misses Drone Deadline - AVweb

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AVwebFAA Misses Drone DeadlineAVwebThe pressure is on for the FAA to allow drone operations in the National Airspace, and this week a major unmanned systems advocate complained that the agency is already behind schedule.
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News Release - FAA chief says drones will force change at agency

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The NYPD Will Record Your Opposition to Drone Strikes | emptywheel

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Are Drone Strikes Worth the Costs?

The latest U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan --- the fourth such attack in the past five days --- barely drew a mention in the U.S. media.
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Ecology drones track endangered wildlife

Ecology drones track endangered wildlife | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it

They are better known as stealthy killing machines to take out suspected terrorists with pinpoint accuracy. But drones are also being put to more benign use in skies across several continents to track endangered wildlife, spot poachers, and chart forest loss.

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Maine towns agree not to enforce limits on political signs on private ...

Maine towns agree not to enforce limits on political signs on private ... | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine on Thursday said three towns, including Lewiston, have agreed not to enforce local ordinances that appear to be in conflict with state law and the U.S. Constitution's Bill of ...
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Even The Leaders Of US Police Departments Want To Restrict Domestic Drone ... - Business Insider

Even The Leaders Of US Police Departments Want To Restrict Domestic Drone ... - Business Insider | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
Business InsiderEven The Leaders Of US Police Departments Want To Restrict Domestic Drone ...Business InsiderThe nation's largest consortium of police officials is calling for the limited use of unmanned drones in local law enforcement operations ...
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Veterans For Peace Supports Conscientious Objection to Drones ...

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Two conscientious nonviolent activists, Brian Terrell and Ron Faust, were convicted on Monday of trespassing, for having attempted to deliver a document listing concerns about drones to the commander of Whiteman Air ...
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Iowa drone protester guilty of trespassing - Omaha World-Herald

Iowa drone protester guilty of trespassing - Omaha World-Herald | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
fox4kc.comIowa drone protester guilty of trespassingOmaha World-Herald(AP) — An Iowa anti-war activist was convicted in federal court Monday of trespassing at central Missouri's Whiteman Air Force Base to protest the use of unmanned military drones.
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Congress report warns: drones will track faces from the sky • The Register

Congress report warns: drones will track faces from the sky • The Register | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it
RT @airlinegossip: Congress report warns: drones will track faces from the sky http://t.co/tiO2s47y...
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All About Drones – The Ontario IPC Speaks | Data Governance Law

The privacy issues relating to drones differ from typical video surveillance. Typically, video surveillance involves mounted cameras that record activities in a single location or that must be moved on the ground from location to location. By contrast, drone technology permits users to gather information from unique vantage points in the air and offer greater dynamic-gathering capability. Drones have become increasingly powerful with the ability to sharper video images at greater distances and with infrared and thermal imaging capability. As the IPC notes, the combination of UAV technology and facial recognition programs means that drones could be used to continuously track individuals when “in public” and when “in private”.

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Police could use drones to watch over streets of Daytona Beach

An un-manned police drone could soon be secretly watching over the streets of Daytona Beach. WFTV's Blaine Tolison was there Thursday as a company made its pitch to Police Chief Mike Chitwood to patrol the city's skies.

 

David Finlayson, who helped build the drone, said it has crashed but only in testing.

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Documents Raise Further Questions About Domestic Drone Use

Federal documents recently released under a Freedom of Information request indicate that domestic drones may be intended to spy on the American people.
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The Strategic Effects of a Lethal Drones Policy

The Strategic Effects of a Lethal Drones Policy | unmanned aerial vehicles | Scoop.it

Understanding drones in a broader context.


Drones have become a major policy tool in U.S. counterterrorism policy. In at least five countries- Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan -U.S. drones patrol the skies and occasionally are used to launch lethal strikes against suspected terrorists. Drones have also become the primary topic of debate within the policy community.

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