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Drone Industry Responds to Draft Tort Law on ‘Aerial Trespass’

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) recently came up with a draft law relating to “aerial trespass” by low-altitude unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the need for additional regulation beyond Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) laws. According to ULC, its draft “Tort … Continue reading

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US, European Air-Safety Agencies Follow Different Paths on Drone Regulation

Europe’s commercial-drone industry likely faces slower growth and tighter initial safety restrictions than U.S. operators, based on comments by the head of the European Aviation Safety Agency … https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-european-air-safety-agencies-follow-different-paths-on-drone-regulation-1529701210 Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2018

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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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