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Maine State Police use drones to investigate crash sites

Police say it’s ‘a new way to take photos’ that’s much faster, while the ACLU says it wants to make sure police are following a relatively new state law governing drone use by police agencies … Maine State Police use … Continue reading

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5 things to think about as the LAPD plans to launch a drone

The LAPD plans to deploy a drone over the skies of Los Angeles, and it’s holding a series of community meetings Wednesday to gather public input. A list of the meetings is below. But first, here are five things to … Continue reading

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Amazon is thinking about using its delivery drones to scan your house to sell you more stuff

Amazon’s ambitions to build a fleet of self-flying delivery drones will have an interesting side-effect: They will create unimaginable quantities of data. Aerial footage, mapping data, flight patterns, number-crunching analysis, and more — autonomous vehicles produce vast reams of data, … Continue reading

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Deadwood ‘drone no-fly zone’ faces headwinds

As this Northern Hills tourist town considers establishing a “drone no-fly zone” over its historic downtown, some drone proponents contend that Federal Aviation Administration regulations will ground the ordinance before it ever takes flight. But the city’s police chief, who … Continue reading

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