Lawmakers question FAA on privacy protections around drone use

Drones over U.S. airspace pose serious privacy threat, Markey, Barton say

By , Computerworld |  Security, FAA, privacy

Markey and Barton asked the FAA if the agency plans on working with businesses, government, law enforcement and community groups on privacy and transparency issues as it maked rules for drone use in the U.S.

The FAA has the "opportunity and the responsibility to ensure that the privacy of individuals is protected and the public is fully informed about who is using drones in public airspace and why."

The FAA could not immediately be reached for comment.

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