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The Latest Outlook on FAA Drone Regulations

In an InterDrone panel moderated by the excellent Christopher Korody, author of the Dronin’ On newsletter, a panel of lawyers, industry, and government representatives discussed the current state of commercial drone regulations in the U.S. Referencing the recently released FAA Roadmap for commercial drone integration, Korody compared the current landscape …

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UK Prison Stats Offer Perspective on Issue of Illegal Drone …

In recent years there have been plenty of headlines highlighting the use of drones to smuggle drugs and other contraband into prisons. And that’s fair enough. It’s a new, interesting challenge for authorities to deal with. And fear gets clicks. Last year in the UK, for example, police monitored and …

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IBM Patents Coffee-Delivering Drone – DRONELIFE

There are two universal truths in the drone industry. The first is that technology companies will file rafts of drone-related patents in an attempt to score easy PR and cover even the most obscure bases for the future. The second is that tech workers need the occasional caffeine hit from …

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Drones are Being Enlisted to Tackle Colombia’s Cocaine Farms

We’re not quite at the stage at which drones are taking an active role in day to day agriculture. Despite hardware releases from DJI and other manufacturers with a view to autonomously sowing seeds and dispensing pesticides, most drone applications on the farm are more passive in nature: field mapping, …

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Kittyhawk.io: What Happened to that Proposed Tort Law? Movin…

The following is a guest post by Andrew Elefant, Director of Policy at Kittyhawk.io, an enterprise drone software company in San Francisco, CA. More Clarity on ULC’s Tort Law Relating to Drones Act The good news out of the Uniform Law Commission’s Annual Meeting is that they approved seven new …

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What Venezuela’s Purported Assassination Attempt by Drones M…

By Hugoshi [CC BY-SA 4.0] News and Commentary.  The drone news this week has been dominated by headlines about the purported assassination attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro.  The timing couldn’t be worse for the drone industry. I use the word “purported” in an effort (probably in vain) to indicate …

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AirMap Deploys UTM Tech in Czech Republic Skies

Airspace management platform AirMap is set to deploy UTM services in the Czech Republic in partnership with the Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) and local service provider UpVision. All parties are working to deliver situational awareness and authorization capabilities for the Czech Republic’s growing community of drone operators. …

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DJI Urges UK Pilots to Familiarize Themselves With New Drone…

New drone laws have come into effect in the UK today, restricting drones from flying above 400 feet or within one kilometer of airport boundaries. More laws are due to come into place later this year. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will at the end of November require UK drone owners whose …

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Amazon Clarifies Position on ULC Trespass Draft; Heritage Fo…

  The battle to define drone tort law continues with drone advocates ramping up more opposition to a proposed draft law being considered by the Uniform Law Commission’s Tort Law Relating to Drones Drafting Committee. The draft proposal would define conditions under which a property owner may sue a drone …

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