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Please note that by playing this clip YouTube and Google will put a cookie on your computer. There might not be guns in the skies above the United States just yet, but recent media and policy reports suggest we are about to witness an explosion in domestic law enforcement use of drones to surveil the US population. An ACLU report released last week highlights some of the major policy questions that need to be addressed before police drones invade our airspace. Essentially, the authors recommend that legislatures enact statutes and police institute clear operations guidelines restricting drone surveillance by applying Fourth Amendment protections and ensuring that video data of ordinary people isn't kept in a massive database somewhere in Virginia. Drones for all! Or maybe just police? Drones for all! Or maybe just police?
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Livestreaming Journalists Want to Occupy the Skies With Cheap Drones | Threat Level Livestreaming journalist Tim Pool shows off his modified drone, dubbed the Occucopter, intended to make aerial coverage available to citizen reporters. Photo: Sean Captain It may not sound like much: A video blogger bought a toy helicopter. But the blogger is 25-year-old Tim Pool — an internationally known journalist who attracts tens of thousands of viewers to his live-stream broadcasts from Occupy Wall Street protests in New York, DC, LA and other cities. (His feeds and archival footage are also aired on mainstream networks such as NBC.) He and his partners hope that the toy chopper — the $300 Parrot AR Drone — will be one step toward a citizen-driven alternative to mainstream news. Livestreaming Journalists Want to Occupy the Skies With Cheap Drones | Threat Level
WATCH!!!!! 1/2 drone launched by protesters at Warsaw, Poland
Who's Drone? Our Drone!!! Protesters at Warsaw, Poland Launch UAV-CAM 2/2
'Dronestagram' filters satellite photos of US drone strikes for your social feeds 'Dronestagram' filters satellite photos of US drone strikes for your social feeds Dronestagram is the latest project from renowned "new aesthetic" pioneer James Bridle, an Instagram feed which posts satellite images corresponding to US drone strikes in the Middle-East and Asia. Much like Josh Begley's Drones+, the Apple-banned smartphone app which sends alerts whenever drone strikes are reported, Bridle says Dronestagram is a way of "making these locations just a little bit more visible, a little closer. A little more real." Famous for the blog which coined "the new aesthetic," a term which describes new ways of seeing reality that have come about as a result of ubiquitous computer networks, Bridle's Instagram feed finds and filters images of drone strike locations using satellite data from Google Maps, adding contextual information from a variety of news sources, including the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
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Watch This LEGO Drone Soar Across the Sky We've seen people do some pretty creative things with Legos, but programmer and Lego enthusiast Ed Scott may have just taken the cake with this Lego quadcopter drone. While it's certainly no Predator, the Lego drone is well-equipped: Four motors give it lift and thrust, autopilot helps keep it flying right and two cameras provide still and live-streaming video capability. It would be perfect for spying on roommates or coworkers — if it weren't bright yellow and red, at least. Scott programmed the drone's software, but he credits his kids with doing most of the Lego work. "Most people go to their favorite hobby store to get parts for their UAV," Scott told drone enthusiast site SUASnews. Watch This LEGO Drone Soar Across the Sky
Inauguration Festivities With Ceremonial Drone Flyover WASHINGTON—Taking the oath of office for his second term today, President Barack Obama joined thousands of supporters in the nation’s capital for traditional inauguration festivities that included a prayer invocation, a parade along Pennsylvania Avenue, and a ceremonial flyover of three combat drones. “When Obama was being sworn in on the Capitol steps, we could hear the drones screeching by overhead and everyone got really excited,” spectator Andrew Meyers, 34, said as he eagerly trained his eyes on the unmanned aerial vehicles that have taken out several hundred innocent civilians during presidentially authorized strikes in Pakistan and Yemen. “They go by super fast, but luckily there are Jumbotrons all over the National Mall, so nobody missed out. Wait, they’re coming back!” At press time, sources confirmed that inaugural celebrants were enjoying the Jumbotron’s live closed-circuit feed of the still-open prison facility at Guantánamo Bay. Inauguration Festivities With Ceremonial Drone Flyover
Screen shot from preview of Nova’s “Rise of the Drones” The widely-acclaimed PBS program, NOVA, premiered a documentary on unmanned aerial vehicles or drones. The documentary, “Rise of the Drones,” was produced to explore how the technology is revolutionizing warfare and creating the next generation of cutting-edge surveillance. It was created to provide a glimpse at how the technology has advanced and how innovations might progress in the future. ‘Rise of the Drones’ Is Mostly a PBS Infomercial for the Military Defense Industry ‘Rise of the Drones’ Is Mostly a PBS Infomercial for the Military Defense Industry
British Army Sgt. Scott Weaver of the Queens Royal Lancers launches one of the world’s smallest drones from a compound in Afghanistan. Photo: U.K. Palm-Sized Nano 'Copter Is The Afghanistan War's Latest Spy Drone | Danger Room
Should an armed drone be dispatched to kill Christopher Dorner? | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free (updated below) A major manhunt has been underway in the Los Angeles area for Chris Dorner, the former LAPD officer, Navy reservist, and trained marksman who is the prime suspect in the murder of three people, including the daughter of an LAPD captain (who previously represented him in a disciplinary proceeding) and her fiance. A lengthy Facebook message attributed to Dorner vows that he will continue to kill not only members of the LAPD but also their children and spouses until he receives a public apology for what he believes was his unfair firing: "This will be a war of attrition . . . . I will utilize OSINT to discover your residences, spouses workplaces, and children's schools.
CNN: Should We Use Drones in America?
You could, of course, sit there, slack-jawed, thinking about how mindlessly repetitive American foreign and military policy is these days. Or you could wield all sorts of fancy analytic words to explain it. Or you could just settle for a few simple, all-American ones. Like dumb. Stupid. Dimwitted. Dumb and dumber: A secret CIA drone base - Opinion
Naomi Wolf: why I think there is something very wrong
An Air Force simulation says researchers are at work on killer robots so tiny that a group of them could blend into a cityscape. Science writer John Horgan's feature on the many ways drones will be used in coming years is interesting throughout, and terrifying in the passage where he describes an effort to build micro-drones that are, as the U.S. Air Force describes them, "Unobtrusive, pervasive, and lethal." Like a Swarm of Lethal Bugs: The Most Terrifying Drone Video Yet - Conor Friedersdorf
Drone ‘Nightmare Scenario’ Now Has A Name: ARGUS The PBS series NOVA, “Rise of the Drones,” recently aired a segment detailing the capabilities of a powerful aerial surveillance system known as ARGUS-IS, which is basically a super-high, 1.8 gigapixel resolution camera that can be mounted on a drone. As demonstrated in this clip, the system is capable of high-resolution monitoring and recording of an entire city. (The clip was written about in DefenseTech and in Slate.) In the clip, the developer explains how the technology (which he also refers to with the apt name “Wide Area Persistent Stare”) is “equivalent to having up to a hundred Predators look at an area the size of a medium-sized city at once.” ARGUS produces a high-resolution video image that covers 15 square miles.
Video: Throwing and catching an inverted pendulum – with quadrocopters | Robohub
Quadrocopter Pole Acrobatics
Journalism Schools Try Out Drones—And Test Legal Boundaries
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Brace Yourselves, Drone Journalism Is Coming | The SA Incubator
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Judge 'Troubled' by DOJ Position in Drone Strike Case
Exclusive: Leaked Pakistani report confirms high civilian death toll in CIA drone strikes
Leaked report shows high civilian death toll from CIA drone strikes
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Under the Shadow of the Drone
australia: drone shadows, diagrams and political systems [art censorship by government]
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