Category Archives: Drones

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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Cato: LAPD Drones Threaten Privacy

Cato: LAPD Drones Threaten Privacy by Matthew Feeney:

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The Economist: More police departments and other first-responders are using drones

The Economist: More police departments and other first-responders are using drones

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Boston Globe: Should Massachusetts require police to obtain search warrants to use drones for investigations?

Boston Globe: Should Massachusetts require police to obtain search warrants to use drones for investigations? by Bradley H. Jones Jr., Massachusetts House minority leader, North Reading Republican:

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Bloomberg: Police Push Tracking for Civilian Drones

Bloomberg: Police Push Tracking for Civilian Drones by Alan Levin:

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Delaware News Journal: Drones finding different ways to help public safety

Delaware News Journal: Drones finding different ways to help public safety by Esteban Parra: “In the future, drones will likely provide routine automated supplemental patrol functions by following an algorithm to take off, patrol a specific area, and return to … Continue reading

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The Guardian: Drone complaints soar as concerns grow over snooping

The Guardian: Drone complaints soar as concerns grow over snooping by Haroon Siddique: Complaints to police include claims of burglary ‘scoping’, mid-air near-misses and the smuggling of contraband into prisons.

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AP: Peeping Drones Crime Bill Clears Indiana Senate

AP: Peeping Drones Crime Bill Clears Indiana Senate: Anyone using the advanced technology of an aerial drone to undertake the age-old crime of voyeurism could be charged with a new offense under a measure approved by the Indiana Senate. In … Continue reading

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Law.com: Privacy and Data Security Top List of Questions for Legal Experts About Drones

Law.com: Privacy and Data Security Top List of Questions for Legal Experts About Drones by Gabrielle Orum Hernández, Legaltech News: Uncertainty continues for legal experts and policymakers around issues of privacy and data security raised by the influx of drones … Continue reading

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Tucson.com: Sahuarita police expect to use drones by December

Tucson.com: Sahuarita police expect to use drones by December by Carmen Duarte:

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KROU (NPR): Oklahoma Senate Committee Examines Privacy, Property Concerns About Drone Use

KROU (NPR): Oklahoma Senate Committee Examines Privacy, Property Concerns About Drone Use by Brian Hardzinski & Storme Jones:

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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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