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Lawmaker seeks weapons ban on crowd-watching drones

Law enforcement could use drones to monitor large crowds for safety and security, but the unmanned devices couldn’t be equipped to fire on crowds, under a proposal filed Thursday by Sen. Darryl Rouson, D- Tampa. Rouson’s proposal (SB 132) creates … Continue reading

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Israeli drone maker gets wide clearance from US regulators

Airobotics, a Petah Tikva-based start-up that manufactures industrial drones, has become the first company to receive a US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate of waiver to initiate Beyond Visual Line of Sight operations. The FAA certificate permits Airobotics to fly … Continue reading

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Drone Rules Likely Still Years Away, Dragging on Industry’s Growth

The Federal Aviation Administration is significantly behind earlier schedules for crafting airborne-identification rules for drones, causing industry officials to worry the delay could stymie their most ambitious plans for years … https://www.wsj.com/articles/drone-rules-likely-still-years-away-dragging-on-industrys-growth-1542888000 Wall Street Journal | Nov. 22, 2018

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Hartford, Conn., Wants Oversight of Police Drones, Other Tech

City leaders are reviewing a proposal that would outline new rules for agencies around surveillance methods, including unmanned aerial devices, license plate readers, body cameras and other tools … http://www.govtech.com/policy/Hartford-Conn-Wants-Oversight-of-Police-Drones-Other-Tech.html GovTech.com | Nov. 13, 2018

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