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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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Legislation would expand limited use of drones by police

DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery said drone use by law enforcement is limited to a few categories, such as search and rescue operations and crime scene analysis. In DeKalb’s case, a drone owned by a concerned resident was used to … Continue reading

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Experts Say Drones Pose a National Security Threat — and We Aren’t Ready

Last fourth of July, as fireworks burst across the night sky near the Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, S.C., convicted kidnapper Jimmy Causey tucked a lifelike dummy into his bed, sneaked out of his prison cell and completed a daring … Continue reading

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Measure Protecting US Drone Manufacturing Advances In Congress

Congressional committee has approved a measure, drafted by US Sen. Chris Murphy, directing the U.S. government to buy domestic-made drones following warnings that unmanned aerial vehicles manufactured by a Chinese company are spying on the U.S. The Senate Appropriations Committee … Continue reading

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