“Congressional report warns drones could track faces, never leave sky” @ The Hill

Posted on September 12, 2012

Brendan Sasso – September 11, 2012: “The use of drones in American skies raises new questions about the value of privacy and the extent of government surveillance, according to areport┬áreleased last week by the Congressional Research Service.

It is not clear how courts will apply constitutional privacy protections to drones, but the report notes that Congress could enact laws to restrict the ability of police to use the technology.

Domestic drones are now uncommon, but the Federal Aviation Administration has predicted that within 20 years, 30,000 commercial and government drones could be flying in U.S. skies……………”

Read more at The Hill.

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