18 May '12, 8pm

Open Season on Aerial Robots

Open Season on Aerial Robots

It is refreshing to see left and right come together on anything at all, even if it’s just surveillance drones. We here at IEEE Spectrum call them unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs . The initiator of this rare round of political comity is Charles Krauthammer, a right-leaning columnist who on Monday said on a Fox News television broadcast that he was going to “go all hard left on you; I’m going to go ACLU” in his opposition to UAVs. The American Civil Liberties Union is the preeminent leftwing organization opposing sweeping police powers. People on the left have long criticized the federal government for using UAVs to target people accused of being terrorists overseas, something Krauthammer supports. But even many people not clearly on the left have voiced a qualm or two about using UAVs within U.S. borders to police traffic, catch runaway crooks, enforce curfew laws agains...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/military/ope...

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