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In Effect: Kentucky Law Puts Limits on Drone Spying, Will Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2018) – Today, a Kentucky law went into effect requiring police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. The new law not only establishes important privacy protections at the state level, it will also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading In Effect: Kentucky Law Puts Limits on Drone Spying, Will Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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New Line of Police Drones Will Instantly Upload Video to Massive Database

A company that developed a massive database for police body cameras has joined forces with the world’s biggest manufacturer of consumer unmanned aerial vehicles to sell surveillance drones to police departments. The data storage and sharing capabilities along with the development of artificial intelligence (AI) applications create the potential for an invasive surveillance platform that would make Big Brother drool.  Continue reading New Line of Police Drones Will Instantly Upload Video to Massive Database

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Signed into Law: Tennessee Bill Revises Law on Drone Surveillance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 5, 2018) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill making changes to the state’s laws on drone surveillance. The new law tightens up some aspects of the current law, but relaxes provisions relating to data retention. Continue reading Signed into Law: Tennessee Bill Revises Law on Drone Surveillance

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New Kentucky Law Puts Limits on Drone Spying, Will Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 26, 2018) – Last week, a bill requiring police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations became law without the governor’s signature. The new law not only establishes important privacy protections at the state level, it will also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New Kentucky Law Puts Limits on Drone Spying, Will Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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To the Governor: Kentucky Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 12, 2018) – On Friday, the Kentucky House gave final approval to a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. If signed into law, this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading To the Governor: Kentucky Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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Massachusetts Committee Passes Two Bills to Limit Police Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

BOSTON, Mass. (Feb. 27, 2018) – A Massachusetts joint committee has passed two bills that would limit the warrantless use of surveillance drones. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Massachusetts Committee Passes Two Bills to Limit Police Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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Kentucky Committee Approves Bill to Limit Drone Surveillance, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2018) – Yesterday, a Kentucky Senate Committee passed a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. Final passage of this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Kentucky Committee Approves Bill to Limit Drone Surveillance, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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New Jersey Bills Would Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 6, 2018) – Two bills introduced in the New Jersey legislature would ban warrantless drone surveillance in most situations. Final passage of this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading New Jersey Bills Would Put Limits on Drones, Help Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

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Kentucky House Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Thwart Federal Surveillance Program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2017) – Yesterday, the Kentucky House unanimously passed a bill that would require police to get a warrant before engaging in drone surveillance in most situations. Final passage of this legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Continue reading Kentucky House Passes Bill to Put Limits on Drones, Thwart Federal Surveillance Program