Drone Privacy Bill Lands On Texas Governor's Desk

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 4:30 PM ET) -- The Texas Legislature this week sent a bill to the governor's desk that would criminalize warrantless domestic drone surveillance by public and private entities, setting the stage for Texas to become the sixth state to formally clamp down on the use of the controversial unmanned aircraft.

A spokesman for Gov. Rick Perry's office told Law360 Friday that the governor was still reviewing the bill, which would make it a misdemeanor for a government agency, company or private citizen to authorize the use of  drones to capture...
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