Tag Archives: Surveillance

Wichita Police Buy Drone and Navigate Public Privacy Concerns

The police in Wichita, Kansas are facing a conundrum countless other law enforcement and public safety groups are facing across the United States these days, namely, how cut costs and increase efficiency by implementing unmanned aerial vehicles, while retaining the … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Drone That Watched Protesters at Contra Costa Jail Was Made by a Company ICE Accused of Spying for the Chinese Government

Hovering in the sky above an immigrant rights rally at the Contra Costa West County Detention Facility in Richmond last Saturday was a unmanned aerial vehicle, more commonly known as a “drone.” The drone appeared to be video recording demonstrators … Continue reading

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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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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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