The federal agency has ordered the university as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to stop flying the drones outdoors until they obtain government authorization.
Researchers at the University of Missouri in Columbia and the University of Nebraska in Lincoln were testing the flying robots as aerial photographers and video recorders from difficult-to-reach news scenes.
In some ways, NSA is collecting less data on many Americans than Facebook and Amazon.”
Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston is the sponsor of the bill. Biss says his proposal will help maintain people’s reasonable expectation of privacy.
At the start of what could be a new era in police surveillance, an Illinois legislator is proposing a limit on how law enforcement agencies can use drones.
Sen. Daniel Bliss says law enforcement would need a search warrant to use the technology, under his bill.
As drone technology becomes more accessible to the public, several industries have found practical uses for the unmanned aircrafts.
Assistant Professor Bill Allen, who’s teaching the course, said there are several practical uses for drones in journalism.
Congressman Todd Akin asks EPA if it’s using unmanned aircraft to spy on farmers
Charlie talks with STL Aldermanic President Lewis Reed and STL Alderman Stephen Conway about the controversy over firefighter pensions; he also talks with former U.S. Army Col. Ann Wright, who blasts drones.