GoPro is Quitting Drone Business Blaming Tough Rules in US and Europe

Hi-tech camera firm GoPro is quitting the drone market saying politicians and lawyers had made it impossible for it to be successful. The company said hundreds of jobs would be lost as it blamed “a hostile regulatory environment in Europe and the United States” for putting paid to its Karma drone venture. Air safety officials in the US, UK and continental Europe have raised concerns about drone strikes on commercial aircraft. Meanwhile, privacy campaigners and police forces have issued warnings about people using drones to spy on neighbours or other…

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