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Two pre-filed 2019 bills seek to lift ban on law enforcement’s use of drones

Insurance adjusters use them to recreate accident scenes. Farmers use them to create 3-D soil analysis maps. Surveyors use them to plot plats. Realtors use them to give prospective home-buyers a bird’s eye view of houses and neighborhoods. But Florida … Continue reading

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Lawmaker seeks weapons ban on crowd-watching drones

Law enforcement could use drones to monitor large crowds for safety and security, but the unmanned devices couldn’t be equipped to fire on crowds, under a proposal filed Thursday by Sen. Darryl Rouson, D- Tampa. Rouson’s proposal (SB 132) creates … Continue reading

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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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