weaponized drones

Ethics in the Drone Industry & AI’s Slippery Slope

It’s an exciting time for the drone industry. Several companies are pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Hardware is becoming ever more sophisticated, reducing weight, improving flight times and bringing down prices. Last month DJI launched the Mavic Mini, a tiny 249-gram drone with a range of 4km that …

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Connecticut Decides Against “Weaponized” Drones for Law Enfo…

Connecticut’s Public Safety and Security Committee determined to take no motion on proposed invoice HB- 7260, which might have allowed regulation enforcement to make use of weaponized drones. The invoice was initially designed as a response to a Connecticut teen’s YouTube movies displaying drones that he geared up with a …

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The Problem With Banning “Weaponized” Drones

Connecticut could be the first state to ban so-called “weaponized” drones; however the plan additionally requires an exemption for legislation enforcement.  While it’s the exemption that civil rights advocates are most involved with, the ban can also be trigger for concern within the drone trade. Lawmakers within the state first …

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