05 Dec '17, 3pm

The British Drone Law Reaches Parliament

To: Victoria Prentis MP, Member of Parliament for Banbury, Houses of Parliament, London Hi Victoria, I am writing to you today to express some concerns about the atmosphere surrounding the proposed bill to control the use of drones in the UK. I am a technical journalist whose remit sometimes covers drone stories in depth, and there are aspects of this particular one that I find rather troubling. I am not a drone flier beyond having bought a plastic toy drone to understand some of the technology, so I have no particular axe to grind. As reported, this bill will bring in new police powers aimed at the illegal use of drones, for example when they are used for smuggling into prisons, and in establishing statutory no-fly zones around airports and the like. There will be new police powers to seize drones, and there will be a new drone test required to fly any machine weighing ov...

Full article: https://hackaday.com/2017/12/05/the-british-drone-law-rea...

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