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This is a media curation page for the PIRatE Lab's AARR Program.  We are developing practical, low cost programs to monitor resources in our coastal zone (the land near the ocean and the ocean near the land) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka "drones") overhead and subtidal Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) .  Enjoy!!  
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Lawmakers Seek Ban on Chinese Drone Purchases by Federal Agencies

Lawmakers Seek Ban on Chinese Drone Purchases by Federal Agencies | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would bar federal agencies from buying drones from China and any other country deemed a national-security risk.
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Should Homeowners Ban Drones Over Their Property?

Should Homeowners Ban Drones Over Their Property? | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The increased use of personal and commercial drones is raising questions about where they should be permitted to fly, and who should make that decision. The FAA estimates drone sales will reach 7
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Our soon-to-be-released data show the U.S. public is about 50-50 on the question of the appropriateness of shooting down a drone that is flying over their personal property.
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Use care when buying and flying a drone

Use care when buying and flying a drone | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Relaxing in the serenity of a deep-soaking tub in her recently renovated bathroom, overlooking the private sanctuary of her garden, Deca…
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LAPD’s drone use proposal raises privacy, misuse concerns

LAPD’s drone use proposal raises privacy, misuse concerns | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Los Angeles community members spoke up at a public forum in Westwood on Wednesday against city police's proposed use of drone technology.At the Wednesday night meeting, Los Angeles Police Department…
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Here comes the opinion before fact and understanding of what this technology can and can't do.  The LAPD has a tough hill to climb in their hoped-for use of UAV in law enforcement.
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Philly union accused of using drones to intimidate enemies | UAV Expert News

Philly union accused of using drones to intimidate enemies | UAV Expert News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Philly union accused of using drones to intimidate enemies Hotel developer Mihir Wankawala clicked on the link a friend had sent him and watched in shock: Drone-shot video shows dozens of union protesters, the view rising to peer in the windows of the historic hotel property Wankawala was carefully refurbishing. The whole video, which the …
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Drones as intimidation, threatening to spy if you don't comply with their wishes.
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