Sep 292013
 September 29, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Graham Lee Brewer reports:

An Oklahoma lawmaker said the state needs legislation regulating the use of drones in order to protect the privacy rights of individuals.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma is teaming up with Rep. Paul Wesselhoft, R-Moore, a tea party conservative, to support the legislation.


Both Wesselhoft and the ACLU said they are in full support of UAV testing and development in Oklahoma and are focusing on the issue of privacy, not restricting the industry’s growth. HB 1556 would require that any use of drones by law enforcement require a warrant but makes exceptions for their use in emergency situations.

Read more on The Oklahoman.

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