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You’ll Have to Mark Your Drone With an ID Under Anti-Terror Rule

Responding to concerns from law enforcement and security agencies about the potential for concealed explosives, the U.S. government is ordering all civilian drones to add external markings so the owner can be more easily identified. The regulation, which was posted … Continue reading

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The Pentagon is flying more drone missions along America’s border

The Pentagon’s drones are an iconic symbol of war abroad, plane-sized matchsticks with wings lurking over cities and countrysides waiting for the moment routine patrol becomes un-routine. For the most part, the missions of those drones have remained abroad, but … Continue reading

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New York City Police Department unveils new drone system

The nation’s largest police force has unveiled a fleet of drones that will be used in hostage situations and search and rescue operations, but a civil rights group worries the drones might be used to invade privacy. The New York … Continue reading

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Drones swamp US-Mexico border but federal agents powerless to stop them

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI identified this week unmanned aerial systems, or drones, as one of the greatest national security threats to America — rating it as severe a concern as cybersecurity hacks, critical infrastructure attacks, and … Continue reading

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