Monthly Archives: April 2013

Drones: Guardians or Menace to Privacy

In the past few years, the singular use of drones in conflict zones has dominated the news media. University of California-Berkeley researchers, however, are working on what they perceive as “good drones,” according to SF Weekly.

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/14505692-drones-guardians-or-a-menace-to-privacy

US Department of Homeland Security Built Domestic Surveillance Technology Into Predator Drones

‘The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has customized its Predator drones, originally built for overseas military operations, to carry out at-home surveillance tasks that have civil libertarians worried: identifying civilians carrying guns and tracking their cell phones, government documents show.’

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57572207-38/dhs-built-domestic-surveillance-tech-into-predator-drones/