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The debates about whether or not the man killed in the US drone strike in Balochistan was Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour is over. We are not in the next phase of the cycle where arguments about violation of sovereignty, legality of drones and counter-productivity would be vivid in the media chatter. The last phase of […]

Follow @johnfeffer John Feffer John Feffer is Co-Director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. Pr …. Read more WE BRING YOU PERSPECTIVES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. HELP US TO INFORM AND EDUCATE. YOUR DONATION IS TAX-DEDUCTIBLE. The US conducts drone […]

A new breed of drones are emerging, though you could argue they aren’t really drones so much as selfie cameras that can fly. The newly announced foldup Hover Camera is the latest addition to this ultra-portable fleet of micro-aircraft, and with automated flight modes and a carbon fiber protective casing it could land as one […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 26, 2016) – On Monday, the California Assembly passed a bill that would restrict warrantless drone surveillance by state and local law enforcement. If ultimately signed into law, the legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Assemblyman Bill […]

Updated: May 24, 2016 – 11:05 PM The Dutch National Police are training eagles to keep illegal drones out of the sky. The birds train for at least a year to track and capture drones. And with flight speeds up to 80 miles per hour drones can’t escape the eagles’ talons. The trainers say the […]

Now, lest you get carried away, remember that you and I don’t know each other well. (After all, you’re the type of person that says documents are hoary, and I don’t go for that sort of thing.) So when I say “what you and I do to each other,” I’m not talking about the intimate […]

  By AppleInsider Staff Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 09:23 am PT (12:23 pm ET) The race to the bottom has reached the drone market, as infamous copycat Xiaomi on Wednesday revealed a pair of new camera-equipped drones that work with the company’s smartphones. The Mi Drone will come in two flavors, differentiated by the on-board […]