Calif. Drone Bill Seeks To Address Privacy Concerns

Law360, San Diego (December 4, 2012, 6:34 PM EST) -- A California lawmaker Monday introduced a bill that aims to regulate the domestic use of drones, citing privacy concerns as the technology moves beyond the military space and into the commercial realm.

State Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Pacoima, proposed S.B. 15, which calls for new standards on the safe and reasonable use of so-called unmanned aerial vehicles and marks the first attempt in California to create rules for domestic drones.

The federal government has taken steps to speed up both the public and commercial deployment of drones...
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