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Drone use highlights questions for journalists
Breitbart / The Associated Press ^ | February 11, 2014

Posted on 02/11/2014 6:31:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Edited on 02/11/2014 6:33:13 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

As police responded to a deadly car crash, they noticed an increasingly familiar sight: a remote-controlled aircraft, equipped with a video camera, hovering over the wreckage.

The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation of the drone, which was used by an on-call employee for a Connecticut television station. The FAA is developing new rules as the technology makes drones far more versatile, but for now operators can run afoul of regulations by using them for commercial purposes, including journalism.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: connecticut; drones; surveillance; uavs
Yeah, only Dear Leader needs a drone.
1 posted on 02/11/2014 6:31:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Here was a dead body still on the scene. We had covered it the best we could,"

Sorry, pal. If it bleeds, it leads.

2 posted on 02/11/2014 6:33:18 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Dirty Laundry

3 posted on 02/11/2014 6:40:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My 1st thought....

4 posted on 02/11/2014 6:46:27 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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