New Drone Bill Highlights Growing Privacy Concerns

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, on Tuesday unveiled a bill that would extend restrictions on the use of unmanned aircraft systems by the private sector, as the debate heats up among lawmakers over the impact that the deployment of nongovernment drones will have on individuals' privacy rights.

Poe introduced the Preserving American Privacy Act, which is aimed at establishing stricter guidelines for the use of drones by law enforcement, private citizens and businesses in response to Congress passing legislation in February that authorized the Federal Aviation Administration...
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