FAA's Privacy Punt Leaves Drone Operators In The Dark

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 8:50 PM EST) -- In its first significant comment on the fast-growing use of domestic drones, the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday completely ducked controversial matters of privacy, putting the onus on test site operators to develop their own privacy plans and on lawmakers to fill in any gaps.

After more than a year of consideration, the FAA unveiled a much-anticipated road map outlining necessary steps to safely integrate commercial and recreational unmanned aircraft systems into the nation's airspace by October 2015 — a task Congress had bestowed on the...
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