Activists Wary of Drone Use Abroad and at Home

“SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Anti-drone activist Mary Anne Grady Flores, a 59-year-old caterer, was arrested in 2013 for stepping onto the property of Hancock Field Air National Guard Base near Syracuse. Ms. Grady Flores, who had a court order to stay away from the base’s colonel, began a six-month jail sentence in January.

She was taking photographs, and she thought she was on the legal side of the road,” said her sister, Ellen Grady.

The efforts of upstate officials and businesses to develop an economy around the drone industry come amid a broader public debate about unmanned aircraft.”

Corinne Ramey |March 27, 2016 |Wall Street Journal

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