11:07pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Is there a right way to use domestic drones?



On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the proliferation of domestic drones. According to the Federal Aviation Association, by 2033, there will be about 30,000 drones flying in the US. Who’s making these drones, who’s buying them, and how influential is the drone industry lobby? Join us at 10 or post your comment here. What are the legal and privacy issues associated with domestic drones? What do you want to know about domestic drones? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Guests:


George Schulz, an award winning homeland security reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting


Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier


Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst with the American Civil Liberties Union


Web Resources:


ACLU: Drones


Electronic Frontier Foundation: US Drone Track: Interactive Map Facilitates Real-Time Monitoring


CIR: Amid drone debate, police spend millions on spy planes


Open Secret: Drones: Despite Problems, A Push to Expand Domestic Use


The Verge: Interactive map reveals where drones are being flown inside the US right


SF Gate: Push to step up domestic use of drones


YouTube: Citizen Drone Warfare: Dangerous Information

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