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Drones Are a Local Issue


David Swanson


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January 31, 2013

In the absence of state or federal laws, localities around the United States are proceeding to put unmanned aerial vehicles in our skies as they see fit.  The federal government has authorized the flight of 30,000 drones, and the use of drones up to 400 feet by police departments, at least 300 of which already have surveillance drones in operation.


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Posted by SHaGGGz  on  02/01  at  06:06 AM

“U.S. drone wars are now under investigation by the United Nations as possible crimes.”
Yes, and I’m sure finding these wars to be against “international law” (an oxymoronic concept, about as meaningful as that of a mute singer) will be about as effective as efforts to contain and regulate these tips of Pandora’s iceberg.






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