Markey Takes Latest Crack At Drone-Limiting Legislation

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A senior Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday floated a bill that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to include privacy provisions as part of the licensing process for drones, the latest of several legislative efforts aimed at establishing safeguards against spying on American citizens.

Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., released a discussion draft of his Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act, which would force the FAA to consider privacy issues in its rulemaking process for drone licenses and require the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct a study...
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