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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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Interview with Paul Liberatore of Dronebrief

A chat with Dronebrief Founder Paul Liberatore We reached out to Paul to learn more about his thoughts on the state of drone technology and law. Paul   Paul is a licensed attorney in the State of Arizona who has a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University in Aeronautical Engineering Technology. He is also a Commercial Pilot with over 1300 hours logged time, with a CFI, MEI, and A&P.  Oh yes, Paul also founded Dronebrief, a site focused on the relatively new field of drone law. Q. You are focused on commercial…

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US: Drone technology outpacing regulatory efforts

Drone technology outpacing regulatory efforts in the United States is not new information to any of us spending time in and around the industry.  However, we wanted to share this story with you from the Daytona Beach News. “The rapid development of drone technology has left government regulators scrambling to work out new rules for the industry. In February, the Federal Aviation Administration released a set of proposed regulations for small unmanned aerial vehicles. The rules include a limit on the weight of an unmanned aircraft to under 55 pounds;…

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Drone Laws: An interview with Drone Lawyer Peter Lee

Monelgonel / Pixabay Drone Laws vary a great deal around the globe Peter Lee from law firm Taylor Vinters is based in the UK and is one of the world’s leading drone lawyers; we asked him about drone laws around the globe. Q. You are a technology and drone lawyer in the UK, what prompted you to focus on law in these areas. Technology law is interesting because it’s a challenge to apply the law to totally new and evolving concepts. I mainly specialise in areas where tech and regulation…

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Press Release: US Leads in Drone Sales, but Fails in Commercialization

The US leads in drone sales but it is definitely falling behind other countries due to slow movement on the regulation and approval front.  We have asked Flyver’s CEO a few additional questions related to this press release and will share his insights with you once he has time to respond.  The full report can be downloaded from here. US lags behind rest of the world based on data released in a recent industry report. The report, published by drone developer Flyver and the market research agency, Inea Consult, contained…

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