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Iowa lawmakers consider banning drones over prisons

Iowa lawmakers looking to stay one step ahead in the game of drones are drafting legislation to prohibit operation of unmanned aerial vehicles over jails and prisons. Lawmakers are being spurred to action by reports that drones have been used … Continue reading

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Drone Easily Pierced New York ‘No-Fly’ Zone, Exposing Risk

A recreational drone operator whose device smashed into a U.S. Army helicopter in September flew undetected into a no-fly zone over New York set up to protect President Donald Trump and the United Nations … https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2017/12/15/474422.htm Insurance Journal | Dec. … Continue reading

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FAA Restricts Drones over Statue of Liberty, Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to … Continue reading

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New Texas law criminalizes drone use near animal farms

House Bill 1643 makes it a crime to operate a drone over “concentrated animal feeding operations,” as well as telecommunication facilities and certain oil and gas facilities … https://www.texastribune.org/2017/09/28/new-law-criminalizes-drone-use-near-animal-farms/ The Texas Tribune | Sept. 28, 2017

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