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U.S. Court of Appeals says hobby drone owners no longer have to register UAS with the FAA

On May 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals determined that hobbyist UAS owners will no longer have to register their unmanned systems with the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially reversing a practice that has been in place for more than a … Continue reading

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Police Drone Weaponization Bill Essentially Gets the Axe in Connecticut

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee has decided to essentially squash a bill that would have allowed police to equip unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with weapons. According to the bill history of H.B.7260, there was no action … Continue reading

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Drone privacy questions defy easy answers, attorney says

Federal authorities are making headway in regulating commercial drone operations but some questions defy easy answers, according to an attorney specializing in the technology. While rules developed by the Federal Aviation Administration for unmanned aircraft vehicles are becoming clearer and … Continue reading

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Indiana Bill Seeks to Create Four New UAV-Related Misdemeanors

Having passed the Indiana General Assembly, a bill creating misdemeanor offenses specifically related to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is on its way to the desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb for his final consideration. According to author Sen. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, … Continue reading

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