Category Archives: Drones

The Hill: Feds brace for new drone rules to take flight

The Hill: Feds brace for new drone rules to take flight by Melanie Zanona: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is preparing for a swarm of drone applications when the first ever rule permitting small, routine drone flights goes into effect … Continue reading

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AJC: Gwinnett police add drone to their investigative arsenal

AJC: Gwinnett police add drone to their investigative arsenal: The Gwinnett County Police Department has added a drone to its investigative arsenal…. GCPD believes it’s the first law enforcement agency in the state to seek drone approval from the Federal … Continue reading

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Disruptive Competition Project: Is Drone Policy Ready to Take Flight?

Disruptive Competition Project: Is Drone Policy Ready to Take Flight? by Kacee Taylor:

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NYT: Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones

NYT: Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones by Stephen Castle

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Slate: If You Fly a Drone, so Can Police

Slate: If You Fly a Drone, so Can Police by Stephen E. Henderson: What the Fourth Amendment says about law enforcement use of unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Forbes: Look To States, Not Just Courts, For Drone Privacy Protections

Forbes: Look To States, Not Just Courts, For Drone Privacy Protections by Matthew Feeney:

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Pacific Legal Foundation: Drones and property rights

Pacific Legal Foundation: Drones and property rights by Raymond Nhan:

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The Atlantic: The Rapid Rise of Federal Surveillance Drones Over America

The Atlantic: The Rapid Rise of Federal Surveillance Drones Over America by Conor Friedersdorf: An alphabet soup’s worth of government agencies are exercising their ability to look down on ordinary citizens.

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WWMT: As drones soar in Michigan, so do privacy concerns

WWMT: As drones soar in Michigan, so do privacy concerns by Cody Coombs: The drop in price, along with the improvements made to camera technology have made drones both popular and controversial, especially when it comes to privacy concerns.

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AP: Arizona Senate panel OKs statewide rules on drones

AP: Arizona Senate panel OKs statewide rules on drones: New legislation creating a comprehensive state policy on drone use that includes a ban on cities and towns making their own rules was approved Tuesday by an Arizona Senate committee, but … Continue reading

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WaPo: You may be powerless to stop a drone from hovering over your own yard

WaPo: You may be powerless to stop a drone from hovering over your own yard by Andrea Peterson and Matt McFarland. The story of a Kentucky man who shot down a drone over his land getting prosecuted and sued in … Continue reading

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NYTimes Editorial: Drone Regulations Should Focus on Safety and Privacy

NYTimes Editorial: Drone Regulations Should Focus on Safety and Privacy: Though it would have been inconceivable just a few years ago, among the most popular gifts this past holiday season was the drone. Increasingly coveted by hobbyists and businesses, these … Continue reading

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