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Drone Regulations

Banning Drones Won't Solve the Problem

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Vivek Wadhwa

If we don't ban the drones, what can we do to prepare for them and weave their capabilities into a broader picture of economic development?

U.S. Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Around Globe

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, t...

Matt Sledge

Drone Victims' Visit To Congress Spurs Calls For Greater Transparency | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three victims of a drone strike in Pakistan spoke Tuesday at a Congressional briefing to call for an explanation of why a grandmother wa...

Gov. Quinn Signs Drone Regulation Bill Into Law

Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

Illinois on Tuesday became the latest state to institute regulations of law enforcement's use of drones. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Daniel B...

Spying Concerns Fuel States' Efforts To Regulate Drones

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- Thousands of civilian drones are expected in U.S. skies within a few years and concerns they could be used to spy on Americans are fueli...

Congress Gets Mixed Advice On Drone Regulations

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The growing use of unmanned surveillance "eyes in the sky" aircraft raises a thicket of privacy concerns, but Congress is getting m...

Matt Sledge

Boeing, Democrats Kill Anti-Drone Bill | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

A bill that would have restricted domestic drones died in the Washington state Legislature on Wednesday, the victim of intense lobbying from unmanned-...

Matt Sledge

Domestic Drone Lobby Pushes For Tax Breaks | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Its military counterparts overseas may bring Hellfire missiles and death, but the domestic drone industry has a different offer for the Am...