May 092013
 May 9, 2013  Posted by  Misc

Allison Sherry of the Denver Post reports:

Sen. Mark Udall has worked to carve out a reputation on Capitol Hill as the Senate watchdog to the Obama administration on intelligence gathering and privacy issues.

He successfully fought to prohibit the IRS from reading Americans’ e-mails without a warrant. He pushed last year to amend federal law to better protect Americans from having their communications collected. He opposed the reauthorization of the 2011 Patriot Act because it gave the federal government extensive access to private records and the power to wiretap individuals.

Now, Udall is spinning a sunnier side to unmanned machines that fly in the sky with cameras.

At a Washington speech Wednesday to entrepreneurs and business leaders in the unmanned aerial technology sector, Udall urged development of the technology, saying it will help people.


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