Dec 152011
 
 December 15, 2011  Surveillance

Jim Barnett reports:

A leading organization advocating individual rights is recommending new rules and limits to protect the privacy of Americans in advance of expected expanded use of domestic drones by police and other law enforcement agencies.

In a report released Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union recommends drones not be deployed indiscriminately unless there are grounds to believe the unmanned aerial planes will collect evidence about a specific crime, adding government power “needs to be subject to checks and balances.”

Read more on CNN.

Related: ACLU’s press release and their report, Protecting Privacy From Aerial Surveillance: Recommendations for Government Use of Drone Aircraft

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