Don’t Drone Me

A leading drone maker is offering money to individuals who find security flaws in the software of its products.  DJI, a Chinese manufacturer, said Monday that it is launching a “bug bounty” program offering researchers as much as $30,000 for spotting cyber vulnerabilities in its drones. The announcement comes weeks after it was revealed that […]

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With the damage to Houston and the surrounding area from the flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey, television stations and networks are turning to the sky with news drones to provide a different vantage point of the sprawling path of destruction. ABC News, for example, is using footage from Don’t Drone Me Bro Productions. CNN […]

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We’re starting to see drones everywhere, but why, and why so many? You’d think that a place called Santa Claus, Indiana would have flying sleigh races. Instead, they have drone races. Which is still cool, though admittedly far less magical. Santa Claus, Indiana | Santaclausind.org Unless you count things like fun and happiness for all […]

With improving technology, police and prosecutors have become increasingly concerned that criminals with drones could outfit them with guns and bombs to create havoc. Now, law enforcement is flipping that on its head with a bipartisan proposal to permit police to equip unmanned aircraft with deadly weapons. The legislature’s judiciary committee passed a bill this […]

HARTFORD, Connecticut — With improving technology, police and prosecutors have become increasingly concerned that criminals with drones could outfit them with guns and bombs to create havoc. Now, law enforcement is flipping that on its head with a bipartisan proposal to permit police to equip unmanned aircraft with deadly weapons. The legislature’s judiciary committee passed […]

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It’s a first for the United States Navy and it happens in Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Jax is the new home to a unique type of pilot and aircraft. In a ceremony at the base this morning, Commander Benjamin Stinespring became the first commanding officer of Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19. They are the Navy’s first […]

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As Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul travels the country asking crowds to help him “defeat the Washington machine,” his campaign’s website is delivering the same message in a decidedly American way: hawking gear and collectibles that allow supporters of the libertarian-leaning candidate to express their political views with a credit card and a mouse click. […]

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Hillary Clinton may not like to use the word “terrorist,” but the New York Times has no problem using that word — to refer to Donald Trump, at least. Columnist Charles M. Blow led with that inflammatory accusation on Monday’s opinion page: Donald Trump is a domestic terrorist; only his form of terror doesn’t boil down to blowing […]

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Hillary Clinton may not like to use the word “terrorist,” but the New York Times has no problem using that word — to refer to Donald Trump, at least. Columnist Charles M. Blow led with that inflammatory accusation on Monday’s opinion page: Donald Trump is a domestic terrorist; only his form of terror doesn’t boil down to blowing […]

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DES MOINES, Iowa — “Actually I have a theory about a lot of the intervention we’ve been doing around the world has to do with gold,” a woman dressed as “Death of Liberty courtesy of the Washington establishment” told me unsolicited Friday night. We were at Buzzard Billy’s Bar, which not only features fried alligator but […]

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