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FAA Prohibits Drone Flights Above Federal Prisons, US Coast Guard Bases

Drones will be prohibited from flying over federal prisons and Coast Guard facilities under flight restrictions the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday. Prison officials have long worried about people flying remote-controlled aircraft over prison yards to drop drugs, weapons or … Continue reading

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White House Drafting Bill Against Hostile Drones

White House officials are preparing legislation that for the first time would allow federal law enforcement and homeland security to disrupt, take over or even destroy suspected hostile drones in U.S. airspace … https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-drafting-bill-against-hostile-drones-1520374739 Wall Street Journal | March 6, … Continue reading

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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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