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House endorses privacy legislation aimed at drones

North Dakota’s House has endorsed a measure that would impose penalties for using drones to invade someone’s privacy. Representatives approved the bill 49-44 on Tuesday. The bill makes it illegal to use an “unmanned aerial vehicle system” to spy on … Continue reading

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The counter-drone conundrum

For years, security experts have warned about the myriad threats presented by consumer-grade unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones. Aside from UAVs being used to carry out physical attacks on crowds of innocent civilians or against targeted … Continue reading

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Gatwick Airport Drama Uncovers Scary Truth About Consumer Drones

One of the amazing things about the recent drone incident at London Gatwick is that the appearance of two unmanned aerial vehicles flying into operational runway space prompted the closure of Britain’s second-busiest airport for more than a day. With … Continue reading

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Don’t Harass Wildlife With Drones

On Sunday and Monday, Twitter was abuzz over a harrowing Russian video, obviously shot with a drone, that showed a mother bear and cub making their way across a steep, snowy ridge. As the drone films, the cub falls down … Continue reading

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