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Virginia Passes Drone Trespassing Bill

Virginia H.B. 638 (the Bill), which concerns unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones), passed the Virginia House and Senate and is now awaiting signature from the governor. The Bill “prohibits any person, after being given actual notice to desist, from knowingly and intentionally causing any UAS to enter the property of another and come within … Continue Reading

Homeland Security issues best practices for drone use by government entities

On December 18, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) group, “Unmanned Aircraft systems Privacy, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Working Group,” issued a set of 15 best practices to help government agencies think about civil rights and civil liberties when using drones. DHS states in its publication that they do not intend to regulate … Continue Reading