12:00am

Tue March 25, 2014
Technology

Your Call: How are domestic drones being used in the US?


On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the proliferation of domestic drones. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 7,500 small drones will be in US skies by 2018. We’ll discuss the legal and privacy issues associated with domestic drones. Also, how big is the drone market in the US and who is using them? What do you want to know about domestic drones? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

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

Parker Higgins, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Shawn Musgrave, projects editor of MuckRock

Web Resources:

Motherboard: If You Want Government Drone Documents, Be Prepared to Sue

CNN: What is the drone industry really worth?

EFF: EFF Urges Washington to Pass Drone Bill

Daily Beast: Local Cops Ready for War With Homeland Security-Funded Military Weapons

Sacramento Bee: Drones now doing business in the skies above you

Vanity Fair: Droning On: the More Drones We Worry About, the Less We Care About What Matters

Smithsonian: The One Use of Drones Everyone Can Agree on, Except for Poachers

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