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Missouri prisons and jails are one step closer to becoming no-drone zones

The Missouri House on Monday gave first-round approval to legislation that would ground drones near state correctional facilities. Department of Corrections officials have raised concerns about potential aerial contraband drops after several drone sightings near state prisons in recent years. … Continue reading

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Miami Beach Cops Use Tethered Blimp for Surveillance to Get Around Drone Ban

The state of Florida passed a law in 2015 banning the use of drones to monitor citizens from the air. But police in Miami Beach, Florida have come up with a clever workaround: They’re using a tethered blimp, called an … Continue reading

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After Massive Disruptions, U.K. Airports Bring Out the Big Guns to Stop Drones

British airports are boosting their counterdrone efforts after severe disruption during the holiday period, marking the first concrete sign that the three-days of flight mayhem could be a catalyst for spending on systems to thwart the malicious use of unmanned … Continue reading

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Drones likely to be regulated by state, city governments in 2019

Drones likely will generate more interest and concern in 2019, as their fliers find new uses for the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state and city governments apply more scrutiny to regulate those uses. A light rain grounded the New … Continue reading

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