Tag Archives: Surveillance

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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OVPD begins work with unmanned aerial vehicles

The tech buzz around Oro Valley may soon fall from the sky instead of gossip. The Oro Valley Police Department is soon rolling out its new drone program after months of planning. The drones can serve in search-and-rescue missions throughout … Continue reading

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