Sunday, January 23, 2011

Use of Aerial Drones by US Law Enforcement for Surveillance a Privacy Issue

The military has been using drones (sometimes called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  or UAVs) for a number of years with great effectiveness in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere.  That technology is now creeping into law enforcement here in the United States.  While a tremendous aid to law enforcement agencies the use of drones is also of concern for privacy advocates.  Read more in "Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate", The Washington Post, January 22, 2011.

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