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Drone Surveillance

California Senate Passes Ban On Warrantless Drone Surveillance

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

By AARON MENDELSON SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday imposing strict regulat...

State Weighs Outlawing Warrantless Drone Surveillance

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 29 (Reuters) - Using drones to spy on Californians without a warrant could soon be outlawe...

Will This Be Enough To Protect Us From Drone Surveillance?

Ventura County Star | Timm Herdt | Posted 07.01.2013 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers on Tuesday continued to move forward with efforts to place privacy restrictions on the civilian use of unmanned aer...

More U.S. Universities and Police Departments Requesting Permission To Fly Drones

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, may be coming to a police department near you. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

USAF Drones Trail Civilian Auto Traffic in New Mexico

Steve Clemons | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Some may shrug and say that the undisclosed high-altitude tracking of U.S. vehicles for training purposes is harmless, but the line between civilian privacy and an increasingly Orwellian capacity of the U.S. federal government to track its own citizens is blurred just a bit more by this practice.

Ten Myths About Drones

Ryan Calo | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Ryan Calo

Unmanned aerial vehicles, often called "drones," are coming to American skies. We've identified 10 commonly held myths related to the technology and legal framework involved in drones and their use.