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Phoenix Introduces Draft Ordinance To Criminalize Certain Drone Uses 200

Posted by Soulskill
from the no-using-drones-to-attack-mexico dept.
Fubar writes: Two city council members from Phoenix, AZ are introducing "draft language" for public discussion that would make it illegal to use a drone to film people without their knowledge. The council members are worred about privacy of people in their own yards, even including the requirement that law enforcement obtain a warrant for drone surveillance. A violation of the ordinance would be a Class 1 misdemeanor, which carries up to a $2,500 fine and six months in jail.
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Phoenix Introduces Draft Ordinance To Criminalize Certain Drone Uses

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  • Re:well (Score:5, Insightful)

    by msauve (701917) on Tuesday August 19, 2014 @02:25PM (#47705275)
    Will the US need to get warrants to take satellite photos of Phoenix? What about taking an aerial photo of my neighborhood from a real plane (say, 2500 feet up)? A helicopter from 1000 feet?

    What makes a drone unique, other than the presumed better resolution provided by presumed shorter distances?

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