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Utah Couple Arrested Over ‘Peeping Tom’ Drone

Here’s one more thing you have to worry about: Drones sent by neighbors to spy on you in your home. Police arrested a Utah man with a history of voyeurism and his girlfriend on suspicion of flying a drone was spotted on area “patrols.” The drone videotaped people in their bathroom or bedrooms in the city of Orem, investigators said. One apparent target who spotted the tiny machine outside of his bathroom window chased it in his truck and grabbed it when it landed. He found several videos of people…

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Bill would prohibit drones flown over private property

HELENA – People who spoke in opposition to a bill that would limit where drones can fly said they were worried the legislation, if not amended, would prohibit the production of films and the use of aircraft by companies like railroads who use the technology to inspect their track. AT&T uses drones to inspect its wireless towers, company lobbyist Mark Baker told the Senate Judiciary Committee, which heard the bill Tuesday. “It’s a much safer approach than sending personnel up on the tower for initial review,” he said. Senate Bill…

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A talk with DJI about the state of the drone market

  The drone market is clearly expanding and DJI is at the forefront – Read their thoughts in our interview Michael Perry is the Director of Communication at drone market leader DJI, working with the media to better understand his company and how UAV technology is positively impacting our lives. He took time out of his busy schedule to sit down and respond to our questions about crowd funding, regulations, and more. Q. DJI is clearly the drone market leader in the unmanned vehicle space. There are, however, many new companies popping up as well…

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Protecting your privacy – Anti drone technology on the rise

As drones grow in popularity, so too does anti drone technology blickpixel / Pixabay We have shared articles in the past on UAV privacy systems, like this one from our contributors at Flyver on protecting your privacy from drones.   It is not a surprise to see a Japanese company, Alsok, working on anti drone technology for drones.   Japan, who has recently banned the use of drones in public parks, and who is reeling from the drone that landed on the Prime Minister’s office, is a bit on edge and…

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Nuclear power plants at very low risk from drone flights

“Drone rules pose risks and rewards for nuclear power plants” nafets / Pixabay The Environment and Energy Publishing site ran an article with this as the lead-in, raising some concern about drones and nuclear power plants.  The article notes: “The U.S. electric sector has broadly welcomed a federal proposal that would clear the way for wide commercial use of drones. It’s easy to see why. Small unmanned aircraft systems — commonly called drones — offer a convenient way for utilities to inspect transmission lines and investigate storm damage. But recent security…

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Ex-FAA chief says drones are good, but safety first!

The ex-FAA chief realizes the value of drone/uav/uas technology.  We hope that the FAA supports the growth of this important marketplace to be used for the betterment of society in a safe and secure manner. Originally published on Yahoo Finance. More flying objects could soon be filling the skies, even making deliveries. So will more drones put your safety at risk? This week, the Federal Aviation Administration granted Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) permission to begin tests of drones outdoors. The retailer wants to use the small aircraft to deliver items from…

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