Tag Archives: Drone Catching

Senate Bill Could Grant Homeland Security Power to Seize and Destroy Your Personal Drone

There’s a new Senate bill in town which would grant the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) greater power to seize, destroy, research, and surveil unmanned aerial vehicles in U.S. airspace. According to Gizmodo, DHS deputy general counsel Hayley Chang testified … Continue reading

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More CA Police Agencies Look to $30K ‘Drone Killer’ Tech

The Oceanside Police Department recently acquired San Diego County’s first drone killer, an electronic device that can disable a drone in the sky and force it back to the ground. Other area law enforcement agencies also are considering the technology … Continue reading

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White House: Is it OK to hijack, shoot down, or snoop on drones?

The Trump administration wants US Congress to extend the military’s drone-downing powers to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice, even as it backs broader commercial deployment for unmanned aircraft. The proposed rules, obtained by the Washington … Continue reading

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Police using ‘drone killers’ to disable flying devices in emergency situations

Drones have been used for a lot more than making videos and delivering pizzas. They have dropped drugs into prison yards, scouted out illegal border crossings and grounded lifesaving efforts by accidentally wandering into the flight paths of firefighting aircraft. … Continue reading

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