FAA Drone Rule Advisers Aim To Ax Privacy Group's Suit

By Linda Chiem (July 5, 2018, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The group that advises the Federal Aviation Administration on how to regulate drones asked a D.C. federal judge Wednesday to toss a privacy watchdog's "baseless" suit, claiming it wasn't as upfront as it should've been with the public and failed to assess the privacy risks of drones.

The FAA's Drone Advisory Committee fired back at the Electronic Privacy Information Center's claims it failed to make advisory committee meetings "open to the public" and didn't make publicly available records, reports, transcripts, minutes, appendixes, working papers, drafts, studies, agenda or other documents as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

"EPIC's claim is...

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