Homeland Security Wants Drones for Public Safety, Doesn’t Want to Tell Public About Them (W/Video)

Photo: CBP Air and Marine officers control and watch images taken by Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) of the CBP. This surveillance provides information concerning illegal activities taking place in remote areas to Border Patrol agents. CREDIT Gerald Nino, CBP, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security SOURCE Wikipedia (Public Domain)

from IEEE Spectrum

POSTED BY: EVAN ACKERMAN

MON, OCTOBER 01, 2012

Good news, everyone! The Department of Homeland Security, in its infinite wisdom, has decided that it would be kinda cool to have drones flying around to, you know, “protect the homeland.” The Robotic Aircraft for Public Safety program will provide “Federal and  local officials with state-of-the-art technology” to do all kinds of stuff in domestic airspace right above your head. What kinds of stuff? Sorry, that’s all classified, but don’t worry, citizens: rest assured that the DHS cares about you and would never do anything that you wouldn’t want them to do. Or something. . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

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