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Innovation vs. Privacy: Why We Shouldn't Fear Drones


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Illuminated quadrocopters in formation

Illuminated quadrocopters in formation.

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Until now, only law enforcement agencies and hobbyists have been allowed to operate drones or unmanned aerial vehicles in our airspace. But six new test sites will soon be announced for integrating commercial drones into U.S. airspace. In their zeal to protect people from "eyes in the skies" collecting data without permission, privacy advocates want drone operators in the early test sites to be constrained by strict privacy policy requirements.

It sounds like a good idea, but it's not. Such requirements are unwise and definitely premature.

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