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The Building Controversy of Personal Drone Use

Isn’t it time to address the building controversy of personal drone use? As we have watched drones slowly become more and more a part of our daily lives, we have also seen more and more debate as to how we should restrict and regulate them.

The first time that many of us first heard about them was when the United States government began using them to assassinate terrorists. Since then, we have seen how they are becoming more and more useful to everyday citizens. We can use them to deliver items to others without having to drive there. They are often used to check out traffic and weather road conditions ahead before we become stuck in traffic. Recently, drones have become very useful in disasters like hurricanes, fires, and floods to search for survivors so that first responders do not have to risk their lives needlessly.

As with the unveiling of most any new technology, personal drone use has become controversial as their popularity continues to grow.  Issues such as privacy, physical safety, and stalking have been raised by concerned opponenets and continue to cast doubt on the use of personal drones. In spite of this, consumer interest in personal drone is showing no signs of letting up. Recent reports have indicated that there over twice as many unmanned aircraft in the United States as there are manned aircraft.

Needless to say, the FAA has been very busy creating regulations for the personal use of drones and also their commercial use as well. But there are still existing issues that are yet to be addressed – such as the use personal drone in regards to disasters.

Listed below are some interesting articles in regards to the controversy of personal drone use:

Should we fear the rise of drone assassins? Two experts debate

http://theconversation.com/should-we-fear-the-rise-of-drone-assassins-two-experts-debate-87699The newly released short film offers a bleak dystopia with humans at the mercy of “slaughterbots”. These are autonomous micro-drones with cameras, facial recognition software and lethal explosive charges. Utterly terrifying, and – the film claims – not science fiction but a near-future scenario that really could happen. The film warns with a frightening, deep voice: “They cannot be stopped.” The only salvation from this impending hell is, it is suggested, to ban killer robots. Should we fear the rise of drone assassins? Two experts debate

 

Drone assassins are cheap, deadly and available in your local store – CNET

https://www.cnet.com/news/drone-assassins-are-cheap-deadly-and-available-in-your-local-store/Aug. 5, 2018. In the heart of Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, Nicolás Maduro was delivering of a rousing speech. He stood high on a podium, speaking to a parade of military troops. The event was broadcast live on national TV. An hour in, the Venezuelan president flinched. His eyes widened. An unexpected object flew by. Drone assassins are cheap, deadly and available in your local store – CNET

Drone Uses: The Awesome Benefits of Drone Technology

http://mydronelab.com/blog/drone-uses.htmlDrones are no more just for the supreme enthusiasts as these devices have penetrated the world of technology and a lot of businesses are looking forward to utilize the capacities of these machines to the best effects. There are some very basic uses while there are also some really creative ideas that you could make use of. Let us find out how you can put these drones to work. Drone Uses: The Awesome Benefits of Drone Technology

 

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