FAA Urged To Tackle Drone Privacy Amid Expansion

Law360, New York (April 03, 2013, 6:38 PM ET) -- As the Federal Aviation Administration prepares to launch a commercial drone testing program, privacy groups and others on Wednesday urged the agency to take the lead in crafting data collection and use restrictions to address widespread concerns over the technology's surveillance capabilities.

During an online public engagement session, privacy advocates, industry members, private citizens and other stakeholders weighed in on a proposal floated by the FAA in February to require operators of six soon-to-be-established commercial domestic drone testing sites to ensure that their procedures comply with...
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