Category Archives: Drones

CNET: Homeland Security used aircraft to surveil BLM protests in 15 cities

CNET: Homeland Security used aircraft to surveil BLM protests in 15 cities by Corinne Reichert “(And some 270 hours of surveillance footage was broadcast live to a Customs and Border Protection control room.”)

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NYTimes: Council Forces N.Y.P.D. to Disclose Use of Drones and Other Spy Tech

NYTimes: Council Forces N.Y.P.D. to Disclose Use of Drones and Other Spy Tech by Alan Feuer (“The bill, which the mayor is likely to sign, compels the police to disclose the technology they use and data they collect.”)

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Miami Herald: From above, Miami-Dade police drone recorded crack cocaine sale live. It’s a first, cops say

Miami Herald: From above, Miami-Dade police drone recorded crack cocaine sale live. It’s a first, cops say by David Ovalle:

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NYTimes: The F.A.A. Wants to Start Tracking Drones’ Locations

NYTimes: The F.A.A. Wants to Start Tracking Drones’ Locations by Heather Murphy (“A proposal would require most drones flying in American airspace to include technology that would allow the government to keep tabs on them.”)

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JDSupra (press release): DOJ Announces New Drone Policy

JDSupra (press release): DOJ Announces New Drone Policy by Kelly Daly

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WaPo: Maryland police drones aid in searches, crash investigations, but raise privacy concerns

WaPo: Maryland police drones aid in searches, crash investigations, but raise privacy concerns by Alison Knezevich:

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WSJ: The Next Big Privacy Concern Is Up in the Air

WSJ: The Next Big Privacy Concern Is Up in the Air Katy McLaughlin: As more drones take flight, wealthy homeowners grapple with how to shield themselves from prying eyes in the sky

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Law.com: What’s Next: Thinking About Privacy Post-Carpenter + Getting Ahead of Drone Law

Law.com: What’s Next: Thinking About Privacy Post-Carpenter + Getting Ahead of Drone Law by ALM Staff: We caught up with USC law professor Orin Kerr to talk about the pressures that digital technology places on the Fourth Amendment and where … Continue reading

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Crime Report: Drones and the Fourth Amendment: Do ‘Eyes in the Sky’ See Too Much?

Crime Report: Drones and the Fourth Amendment: Do ‘Eyes in the Sky’ See Too Much? by Lauren Sonnenberg:

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Cato blog: What’s That Buzzing Overhead? It’s An OSHA Drone

Cato blog: What’s That Buzzing Overhead? It’s An OSHA Drone by Walter Olson:

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EFF: Does the Government Really Need this Much Power to Deal with an Attack of the Drones?

EFF: Does the Government Really Need this Much Power to Deal with an Attack of the Drones? by India McKinney and Andrew Crocker

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The Atlantic: Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles

The Atlantic: Drone Cops Take Flight in Los Angeles by Geoff Manaugh: The L.A. County Sheriff has deployed a quadcopter drone for rescue and reconnaissance. But will the public accept that these aerial officers come in peace?

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Time Magazine: Drones

Time Magazine: Drones

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Chicago Reader: Groups fight huge expansion of police drone monitoring of protests

Chicago Reader: Groups fight huge expansion of police drone monitoring of protests by Freddy Martinez: Civil liberties groups are pushing back against proposed legislation in Illinois that would allow police to dramatically expand the use of drones to monitor large … Continue reading

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NYLJ: Swarms of Drones: Collecting Data and Delivering Potential Liabilities

NYLJ: Swarms of Drones: Collecting Data and Delivering Potential Liabilities by Paul B. Keller:

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California Lawyer: Drone Searches: A New Frontier for the Fourth Amendment

California Lawyer: Drone Searches: A New Frontier for the Fourth Amendment By Kevin Moon and Brandon Franklin: The use of drones spurs reassessment of time-honored privacy concerns.

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