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By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar ‘The View’ mock Kellyanne Conway over TV spy, CIA documents

While minimizing the CIA spy program. the women of The View mocked President Trump’s advisor, Kellyanne Conway, over government spying on Americans. “She wants you to watch what you say when you’re microwaving More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Maxine Waters seemingly confirms Obama surveillance of Trump’s campaign, ‘has done everything it can possibly do’

During an interview on Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” California Rep. Maxine Waters stated her belief in the ties between President Trump’s campaign and the Russians, “there was a connection More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Working Together: Unmanned Aircraft Fanatics and the FAA

For years, enthusiasts have wanted lax regulation concerning unmanned aircraft. It’s understandable. You have a hobby. The government restricts you. You want the government to back down. Now, many people are getting More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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California residents split on use of spy plane to photograph their streets

In South Los Angeles, Compton residents are divided on the use of a “spy plane,” packed with cameras, used by the sheriff to monitor their streets. The single-engire craft just kept circling the city More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Federal judge rules against FAA on commercial drone use

A federal judge has thrown out the first fine against a commercial drone operator, as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to regulate the fast-developing industry. Judge Patrick Geraghty, a National Transportation More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Bird’s Eye View: Drones in the Real Estate Industry

Drones aren’t just for spying on Americans anymore. They’re also good for hunting prime real estate. The excitement  is heating up, and for good reason. Unmanned drones are a simple way to capture large More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Amazon drone delivery program creates a divide over privacy and Jeff Bezos

The announcement of Amazon using drones to deliver packages has riled privacy watchdogs, some journalists and even certain members of Congress. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discussed the so-called “Octocopters” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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DOJ IG: Feds using drones to help police since 2006, expanding aid to ATF

The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday. Festo Smartbird More...

By Robert On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Missouri and Nebraska ‘drone journalism’ programs grounded by FAA

For most of the year, the journalism programs at the University of Missouri and the University of Nebraska have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones to capture footage from “hard-to-reach” news More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Ban on drones moving forward in nine states, passes in Virginia city

Lawmakers in nine states are looking at plans to restrict the use of drones over their skies amid concerns the unmanned aerial vehicles could be exploited to spy on Americans. Reports are going public that the American More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Justice Department memo reveals drone authorization on Americans, White House and DOJ quick to defend policy

Conspiracy theorist are certain to feel vindicated with the latest memo from the Justice Department. NBC reports the details of a DOJ memo which concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Homeland Security adds underwater fishlike drone, looks at other animal inspired robots

The latest weapon in Homeland Security’s increasingly high-tech arsenal, an underwater robotic fish designed to safeguard the coastline of America. The new robot, named BioSwimmer, is actually based on a tuna More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Poll shows Americans are concerned about privacy issues

A recently released poll by The Associated Press and the National Constitution Center indicates that Americans are concerned about privacy infringement. In fact, less than half (47%) give the government good marks More...


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