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Confirmed: The FBI Flies Drones In American Skies
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, FBI, technology, science, NewTechnology, investigation, concept, safety, tech, space, news, GeneticEngineering, discovery )

Roxy
- 681 days ago - mintpressnews.com
The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are "worthy of debate," FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday forecasts a worldwide deployment of almost 30,000 drones by 2018
White House to World: Do as I Say, Not as I Did With Drones
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, White House Nt'l Security Council, international standards )

Judy
- 777 days ago - arstechnica.com
After leading the way in remotely-operated warfare--killing terror suspects and insurgent leaders with drones--the White House is now trying to push for international guidelines on drone use.
Domestic-Drone Industry Prepares for Big Battle With Regulators
Science & Tech  (tags: AUVSI, Drones, FAA, Jeremy Novara, privacy, safety, regulation )

Judy
- 809 days ago - wired.com
The FAA has been reluctant to grant licenses to drone makers. Drones maneuver poorly, have alarming crash rates, are spoofable, and don't have the sensing capacity to spot approaching aircraft. They are likely to complicate and endanger U.S. airspace.
The Drone That Fell From the Sky
Science & Tech  (tags: Air craft, computers, drones, investigation, NewTechnology, spying )

Kit
- 1231 days ago - truth-out.org
The skies seem full of falling drones these days. The most publicized of them made headlines when Iran announced that its military had taken possession of an advanced American remotely piloted spy aircraft, thought to be an RQ-170 Sentinel.
US Expanding Drone Bases To Assassinate "Suspects"
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, robotic warfare, 60 U.S. drone bases, killer drones, Obama, illegality of drone attacks, Pentagon, CIA, targets in 6 countries )

Judy
- 1248 days ago - ukprogressive.co.uk
Forecasting a future of robotic warfare in which perverted science is put at the service of its Empire, the U.S. has built 60 bases around the world for its unmanned, remotely controlled killer drone warplanes. And more bases are under construction.
Exclusive: Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet
Science & Tech  (tags: Creech Air Force Base, cybersecurity, Drones, Exclusive, Info War )

Judy
- 1305 days ago - wired.com
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America's Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots' every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones. "We keep wiping it off, and it keeps coming back..."
As the Drone Flies... | Ralph Nader
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, unmanned aerial vehicles, UAV's, technology, law, ethics, blowback likely, fear, killing, International Comm. for Robot Arms Contr, ICRAC )

Judy
- 1316 days ago - commondreams.org
The fast developing predator drone technology, called unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming so dominant and so beyond any restraining framework of law or ethics, that its use by the U.S. government around the world may invite a horrific blowback.
US Drones Outfitted With Infrared, Laser and Radar Targeting Begin Patrol on Somali Pirates
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, drones, piracy, ships )

Lone
- 2019 days ago - nydailynews.com
NAIROBI, Kenya -- For the first time, sophisticated U.S. military surveillance drones capable of carrying missiles have begun patrolling waters off Somalia in hopes of stemming rising piracy
   

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