Posted: March 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

A friend of mine started a petition to make the use of surveillances drones by police illegal on American soil. Since I’m concerned about the privacy rights that could potentially be violated and the potential to cause a panic with these drones, I’m signing the petition. Won’t you?

Stories by Williams

X-47BCall me concerned, but some recent news items have made more than a few people frightened that unmanned drones could be peaking in their windows and watching them as they go to work very soon. The first came back in September when US Congress passed the Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 which, among other things, required the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to accelerate drone flights in U.S. airspace.

A number of US law enforcement agencies have also adopted the use of drones for the sake of police work. Amongst them are the Miami-Dade Police Department, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the Alameda Sheriff’s Department is likely to follow. The Seattle Police Department also maintained a small fleet as well, but grounded them due to public outcry and concerns over privacy.

As it stands, the Obama Administration has already adopted legislation that prevents drones from being armed and…

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Comments
  1. If you don’t sign this, the terrorists win! Ha! How’s that for irony?

  2. Pat Bertram says:

    Drones have been around for a long time. A lot of UFO activity in the 1970s has been attributed to drones.

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