Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Hillside residents report 'Peeping Tom' drone outside their windows

Discussion in 'News' started by Richard Gozinya, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. BigAl07

    BigAl07 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2015
    Messages:
    2,362
    Likes Received:
    1,266
    Location:
    Western North Carolina
    They need to be "educated" on what the drone can and more importantly can NOT see at that range. People people people (shakes head).
     
  2. Air Ontario

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2016
    Messages:
    1,271
    Likes Received:
    493
    Location:
    U.S./ Canada
    The same ones that complain and would shoot your drone down post their life history in detail on facebook., twitter, instagram.............

    Saw an article today where a guy took random people's photos on the subway and using consumer facial recognition software found 70 % of them on Social media.
     
  3. N017RW

    Joined:
    May 2, 2014
    Messages:
    6,239
    Likes Received:
    1,613
    Location:
    Palm Beach Co.- FL
    I get your drift but it comes down to the 'expectation of privacy' which is Zero in the examples you cited.
     
    ChrisA likes this.
  4. Richard Gozinya

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2016
    Messages:
    207
    Likes Received:
    96
    Location:
    Lawrence, Kansas USA
    Who expects privacy on a subway ?
     
  5. N017RW

    Joined:
    May 2, 2014
    Messages:
    6,239
    Likes Received:
    1,613
    Location:
    Palm Beach Co.- FL
    Duh... that's why I said ZERO!
     
  6. Fileobrother

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2016
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    18
    It's important to remember that people don't know what , for example, the P3P can do, because they have probably never seen one up close or in operation before. All they know is that in the movies, drones can see into your bedroom from miles away. It may be ignorant, but if we blow those people off as ignorant, we lose the opportunity to change their minds. "He who wins souls is wise."


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
    GoodnNuff likes this.
  7. Rothgarr

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2014
    Messages:
    298
    Likes Received:
    94
    Location:
    Connecticut
    That article says that it's "against regulations to fly over property without permission".

    Really?
     
  8. mnewxcv

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2016
    Messages:
    269
    Likes Received:
    65
    sounds like a bunch of people who have nothing better to do than look out their window for drones.
     
  9. Air Ontario

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2016
    Messages:
    1,271
    Likes Received:
    493
    Location:
    U.S./ Canada
    In the article, he stated that he made it clear he was taking their picture with no attempt to hide it. He said nobody seemed to care.

    I do see the no privacy on a subway thing but an obvious walk up, stand in front and take a picture would seem confrontational to a degree to many people..
     
  10. LuvMyTJ

    LuvMyTJ ADMINISTRATOR
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2014
    Messages:
    6,811
    Likes Received:
    4,374
    Location:
    Live! From New York!
    The rules they stated in the article are very inaccurate. And of course the comments were full of lemming replies.