Privacy Group Sues FAA, DHS For Drone Use Records

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Tuesday stepped up efforts to uncover information about the expansion of domestic drone use to the private sector and law enforcement’s current use of the technology by filing a pair of suits against the government in California federal court.

In one complaint filed under the Freedom of Information Act, the group urged the Federal Aviation Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation, to release the latest data on certifications and authorizations the agency has issued to "public entities interested...
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