EU Mulling Privacy Policy For Civilian Drones

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 7:47 PM EST) -- The European Commission is weighing a comprehensive policy framework governing civilian drone use to ensure the novel technology spreading to the private sector does not jeopardize civilian privacy or flout the bloc’s data protection rules, an EC official said Thursday.

European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani, a former member of the European Parliament for Italy, told the parliament Thursday that the commission “is aware” of the risks of surveillance as well as the collection or leaks of personal data through the use of drones, and that...
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