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Panel Debates Privacy Bills, Such as Drone Curbs

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Qwadjok, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. Qwadjok

    Dec 8, 2013
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    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Minnesota laws related to criminal surveillance could be in for a major updating.

    On divided voice votes Tuesday, the House Public Safety Committee advanced a pair of bills that impose a higher standard on law enforcement to collect data from cellphones and other electronic location devices. The panel also considered curbs on aerial devices known as drones.
    The bills covers use of the mini-helicopters for surveillance by law enforcement, not everyday citizens, "nobody wants to put a police officer in jeopardy or jeopardize a current investigation but we do want to protect folks for privacy," said to Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL Inver Grove Heights.

    They even show a DJI Phantom quadcopter in this interview when they are talking about government and law enforcement drones......