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Feb 06

Could Charlottesville be the first US no-drone zone?

Resolution targets local law enforcement's use of unmanned aircraft.
Protesting Drones at Obama's Inauguration
"Protesting drones at Obama's inauguration". Photo from Flickr user worldcantwait [Creative Commons].


Charlottesville, Virginia is the first city in the United States to pass an anti-drone resolution. The writing of the resolution coincides with a leaked memo outlining the legal case for drone strikes on US citizens and a Federal Aviation Administration plan to allow the deployment of some 30,000 domestic drones.
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