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Old 07-31-2015, 12:29 AM
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Old 07-31-2015, 01:09 AM
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I would say people are sensitive because of the camera, people don't like to be spied on, what's so hard to understand about that? How would you feel if a registered sex offender is flying a drone around your house? How about some thieves looking to see if anyone is home? You are cleaning your guns one day and a drone sees that and you become a target for a rip off.
I don't think any teenager is going to follow any FAA regs.

Here is what I predict will happen in the future.
Civilian drones will be involved with the following:
Crash into commercial aircraft.
Bombs and guns will be mounted to kill people. Probably start with the drug organizations in the US and then possibly Mexican drug cartels.
Reporters will use them to spy on actors in their homes.
Private investigators will use them for spying.

I can see how a pervert spying on people will someday get shot. It would not bother me one bit when that happens.
Let me answer each point you made to show you how much of a nonsense involved in your claims...

1) People shouldn't be going around shooting at things they don't like or sensitive to...

2) Not bothers me at all because I have nothing to attract a sex offender in or around my house... I don't have a 20 some year old supermodel daughter sunbathing topless in my backyard. But also, do you really think a drone is the ONLY tool sex offenders choose to watch and target their victims? How about video cameras, binoculars, telescopes....? Which idiot sex offender will watch your home with a visible and noisy drone which is also traceable back to him while there are ton of other untraceable methods available to them.

3) Nobody can see if anybody at home with a drone! Period! If a thief has a X-Ray vision capable drone it means he spent about half a million dollars to steal your lousy TV... Not realistic... There's no difference from a person looking at your house from outside even with binoculars or looking via a drone. Imagine you are in shower or in bathroom shaving or taking a nap, how in the world that drone buzzing on top of your roof going to find out if you're home or not? That's a ridiculous argument!

4) What drone seeing you cleaning your guns? Where do you clean your guns? What kind of home you live in for God's sake?

5) Most of the drones are operated by photograph and videography enthusiasts or professionals like real estate agents, building inspectors... Drone technology is advance enough that with a built in GPS technology they can't be flown within 3 miles of airports. It simply doesn't work!

6) When commercial aircraft begin to fly 50 ft above your backyard I don't think crashing to a drone will be the only thing to worry about!

Your last comment scares the **** out of me... If someday a kid playing with his flying R/C toy will be shot by a paranoiac maniac and you'll be doing the happy dance!

Now I see what type of mentality giving the ammunition to the anti-gun crowd! Good going!
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I'm not so much surprised at all the bravado in this thread as I am at the people coming down on the other side of the fence and rationalizing an invasion of personal space/privacy. C'mon! Just because many people deliberately use cell phones and surf the Internet, expressly or implicitly allowing cell phone providers and app creators to track our movements and potentially control our mobile devices remotely, while willfully enabling tech companies to sell the data they collect on us for profit by virtue of our voluntary activities does not mean that we should simply accept without a fight that we now live in a world in which strangers feel entitled to eavesdrop or point their camera into our private lives.

The manner in which the "perpetrator" downed the pesky drone is a distraction (and anyway, it's not as if he shot the drone operator). The real issue is whether or not we still have a reasonable expectation of privacy from uninvited bipedal or aerial snoopers on our own property. If we shouldn't expect privacy in public, and can't expect privacy when we intentionally connect to the Internet or use our cell phones (or simply leave them on), we ought to at least have a defensible right against invasions of privacy on our own property! If we as a society place more value in the drone operator's expectation of entitlement than the property owner's expectation of privacy in a case like this, then we deserve what comes next.

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Old 07-31-2015, 02:13 AM
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How about a hunter-killer drone, with or without a camera, to bring down the trespassers? Use it to loft a net or dangle monofilament line (breakaway, naturally).
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Another version of this story from a little different perspective:
Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard | Ars Technica
Nice picture of Mr. Merideth (provided by him).
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Let me answer each point you made to show you how much of a nonsense involved in your claims...

1) People shouldn't be going around shooting at things they don't like or sensitive to...

2) Not bothers me at all because I have nothing to attract a sex offender in or around my house... I don't have a 20 some year old supermodel daughter sunbathing topless in my backyard. But also, do you really think a drone is the ONLY tool sex offenders choose to watch and target their victims? How about video cameras, binoculars, telescopes....? Which idiot sex offender will watch your home with a visible and noisy drone which is also traceable back to him while there are ton of other untraceable methods available to them.

3) Nobody can see if anybody at home with a drone! Period! If a thief has a X-Ray vision capable drone it means he spent about half a million dollars to steal your lousy TV... Not realistic... There's no difference from a person looking at your house from outside even with binoculars or looking via a drone. Imagine you are in shower or in bathroom shaving or taking a nap, how in the world that drone buzzing on top of your roof going to find out if you're home or not? That's a ridiculous argument!

4) What drone seeing you cleaning your guns? Where do you clean your guns? What kind of home you live in for God's sake?

5) Most of the drones are operated by photograph and videography enthusiasts or professionals like real estate agents, building inspectors... Drone technology is advance enough that with a built in GPS technology they can't be flown within 3 miles of airports. It simply doesn't work!

6) When commercial aircraft begin to fly 50 ft above your backyard I don't think crashing to a drone will be the only thing to worry about!

Your last comment scares the **** out of me... If someday a kid playing with his flying R/C toy will be shot by a paranoiac maniac and you'll be doing the happy dance!

Now I see what type of mentality giving the ammunition to the anti-gun crowd! Good going!
Well I will rely on your expertise in the matter. Please educate me I don't have one.

2) Did I say that the drone was the only tool of the sex offender?

3) Are you saying that a drone in hover outside a second story window, especially at night with the lights on in a room cannot see inside the room?
Some windows in a home are not accessible for someone with binoculars or a camera due to the elevation or positioning.

4) If drones cannot see inside through the windows then they would not see me cleaning my guns. I know some people clean and photograph guns in their back yard or back deck. Unless you stick your head over the wall you wouldn't see anything.

5) I understand the GPS tells you where the drone is. Is it physically impossible to breech the boundary of an airport? If you try to go farther does it shut down due to the electronics?

6) On a high end drone what is the limit on altitude, not the FAA imposed limit but the mechanical/aerodynamic limit? The FAA set the limit at 400ft? I watched a video from a news helicopter I think, it had a problem with a drone. What do the helicopters fly at, 500ft?
During the fire fighting efforts in CA where the cars caught on fire, they said that the helicopters had a issue with drone in the area? Are they wrong? I have seen on the news a commercial pilot mentioning a hazardous flight condition because of a drone, was that debunked?

You seem to think that there is no possibility that people will misuse these drones. That is like saying people will never misuse guns. Is it impossible to spy on people with a drone?

I actually think they are a cool device and provide great videos from angles that most people will never see otherwise. I understand all the points you made about the legitimate uses of drones but you don't seem to have a problem with the darker uses.

You don't seem to value privacy very much, it may be a cultural difference.
It is bad enough to have the government spy on us, now we will have kids doing it. If someone is outside my home holding a video camera up to my window I can call the police and report them for trespassing. Can't do that when a drone does it can I?

As for your last comment , those 4 guys that confronted the shooter came close to getting shot didn't they? They were trying to intimidate him on his property right? Shouldn't they have just gone to the police?

Locally some father caught a guy peeping on his 12yo daughter, he almost beat him to death. I did not think he should have beat him but people do things they shouldn't.
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In Texas, maybe so. Kind of depends on what you shoot him with and how many times. You may have to deal with the criminal justice system, but a jury of mothers, fathers, and grandmothers aren't likely to send you to Huntsville.
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Can you shoot a peeping Tom and get away with it?

To answer your question, in my jurisdiction, Yes..........
Hell fire, we can't get a jury to convict on a slam dunk homicide.

Shooting a peepin Tom would just be another non-event.
It would never make it to a grand jury.

Shoot a drone....When everyone in the court room quit laughin'
ya'll here the gavel fall and....Case Dismissed.



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on to or over the neighbor's property to ogle young children or adults..........Would you, capt.jim???


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If someone flew a drone over and hovered on my little corner of Eden,
They would lose their drone, period. Possession is 9/10 of the law around these here parts.

When someone disrespects others privacy, they suffer the consciences.
Keeping those toys outta residential areas is gonna be the new ruling, jest you wait and see.

I would charge an operator of a drone with Wanton Endangerment
if one came within 28 feet of anyone in my presents.
The same as someone welding a knife or other edged/sharp weapon.
Those rotor blades could cut like a razor, operators can and do lose control of their toys.

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Next it's drones spying on the beach with dental floss bikinis.

Watch and see. Then it's posted on YouTube. Our privacy is gone.
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What I'm trying to say is that some people act like drones have no other purpose of spying on your privacy in an era while90% of the population post where they are, what they are doing on Facebook, instagram kind of forums while posting pictures...

Most people have no idea what their teenager daughter posting on her Facebook page or what kind of pictures she is sending to her friends on her cell phone...

But when "drones" is the issue they are the privacy fighter heroes!

I don't mind, if you find a drone hovering 2 ft away from your second floor bedroom window with wide open curtains while you're making sweet love to your wife and decide to bring it down. Sure by all means go ahead...

What I'm talking about is that people with this drone hysteria running around with a shotgun in their backyard because they saw a drone 100 ft above their backyard.

Every drone flew over your property is spying on your privacy argument in my opinion as dumb as, every high capacity magazine out there is power to create mass murderers!

Trust me, I feel like some of us thinking we are much more interesting and worth to spy on then we actually are.

Drones are here as a new technology and they will stay!
My advice, take your tinfoil hat off and get used to it!
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Guaranteed a drone flies over my property and I'll shoot it down, but then I don't (WONT) live in a town.. is that really living anyway?
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No, living in a town isn't living, which is why I live out in the county. If one flys over my acreage, it's mine.

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How about I am flying my drone in my yard and learning to fly it and it bashes your drone that came into my yard and they both crash. Of course my drone will be a cheap drone. When you come around my story is your drone flew off in the distance or maybe I destroyed both of them trying to seperate them and give you what is left of yours back in a sack. I can see it now. Drone wars.
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Think about the next level. Young kids, and I was one once, will build drones to wack other drones for fun. Down the road if drones start carrying packages bad guys can wack the drone and get what is in the package.
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Think about the next level. Young kids, and I was one once, will build drones to wack other drones for fun. Down the road if drones start carrying packages bad guys can wack the drone and get what is in the package.
Whoa.. getting deep here... drug smuggling drones, probably speaking only mexican , just another good reason to shoot them down I'm thinking!!
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Another version of this story from a little different perspective:
Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard | Ars Technica
Nice picture of Mr. Merideth (provided by him).
Funny, the comments at Ars Techica are mostly in favor of the guy who shot it, the comments here are about 50/50.
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"Common sense" may sometimes be more elusive in its definition that the "reasonable man" doctrine.

FWIW, just because someone may think that suspected rudeness is equivalent to actual unlawful behavior, and they go "get their gun", that doesn't necessarily mean that they're correct.

Sometimes it seems to take a whirl through the criminal (and/or civil) justice system to recalibrate their reasoning process.
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A drone flown into my yard is the same to me as looking in my windows. Should I shoot down the Peeping Tom's proxy, it's owner should fear prosecution for a sex crime, and WOULDN'T DARE COME FORWARD. The police should investigate to find the drone's owner, with intent of prosecution. Arresting the homeowner who shot it down is bassackwards.
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"Funny, the comments at Ars Techica are mostly in favor of the guy who shot it, the comments here are about 50/50."

A lot of real techies tend to be libertarians at least philosophically.
Anti gummint spying, pro encryption, pro privacy etc.
Ars' viewpoint doesn't surprise me.
Freedom is just that.
It's eroding as politicians and lawyers fail to grasp that piling up laws by definition limits our options.
Also a result of socialists not wanting to take personal responsibility for anything.
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Well, about the only other thing I can think of to say about this whole drone issue and the apparently eminent Drone War Apocalypse is...keep watching the skies!

But hey, if you think drones are bad, you ain't seen nuthin' yet. Wait'll those remote controlled squirrels and birds start showing up...roosting in your trees and scampering all over your roofs at all hours of the day and night. Your privacy will be a thing of the past.

Better stock up on shotgun shells before they get to be as scarce as .22 rimfire ammo.

As for me, I think I'll just sit back, have another cold one, and watch the fun.
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Drones are here as a new technology and they will stay!
My advice, take your tinfoil hat off and get used to it!
Just like a rainy day, eh? Nothing we can do about it so may as well lay back and enjoy it? You are willing to give up your privacy too easily which concerns me not one whit. But you are willing to give up everyone else's too, which does. Keep your advice.
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Well, about the only other thing I can think of to say about this whole drone issue and the apparently eminent Drone War Apocalypse is...keep watching the skies!

But hey, if you think drones are bad, you ain't seen nuthin' yet. Wait'll those remote controlled squirrels and birds start showing up...roosting in your trees and scampering all over your roofs at all hours of the day and night. Your privacy will be a thing of the past.

Better stock up on shotgun shells before they get to be as scarce as .22 rimfire ammo.

As for me, I think I'll just sit back, have another cold one, and watch the fun.
Good timing on my part I guess, just ordered another case of 12ga buckshot yesterday!
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I'm all for a lit'l common sense drone control,

Why not license drone pilots (and I use that term very loosely)
Register drones with the feds, restrict operating air space to designated R/C Air Parks for use.

Hell, wait a minute that sound like a bloomberg idee.

Well, the open season and no bag limit will cause the issue to correct it's self.

For those that won't shoot anything they don't eat....hows do you dress one of them thar drones anyhows???


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I live in the country, so for me it would be fun wing shooting practice. Let me see a drone flying over my property, and my only issue will be should I use Dove, Pheasant, or Duck loads in my 12ga skeet gun. I'd be fun for sure; especially if the last thing the drone camera sees is my big SMILE
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This has potential! Use drones to pull flying targets! Don't shoot the drone, shoot what it's toeing. New sport!
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Whoa.. getting deep here... drug smuggling drones, probably speaking only mexican , just another good reason to shoot them down I'm thinking!!

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That video reminds me of the years I was in the Air Defense Artillary, working on the Vulcan.


We used RCMATs for aerial targets. They were big strofoam RC planes that looked like MIGs.

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Local governments are precluded from legislating the use of airspace, and that is a good thing we must support.
As to a drone "spying" on a person, consider: Google Earth probably has a pic of your home, or three or four, from the street. In fact, anyone can walk or drive by your property and take pictures. You can't shoot them.

You can't shoot traffic surveillance cameras. People are prosecuted for vandalizing or stealing game cameras.

Hunters have been prosecuted for shooting drones used by anti-hunting groups.

I don't like the idea of drones over my property taking pictures. I especially think they are being used by child enticers, and someone else here mentioned people using drones to photograph women and girls in bikinis. A person on the beach or in a public park who takes pictures of people cannot be shot for it.

You are being photographed many many times in most cities. You can't shoot the cameras.

I think law will have to decide when a drone is "trespassing", as though a photographer had come onto your property. Fifty feet up? One hundred feet up? I expect law will have to cover the noise they make, too. Consider someone using loud music to disrupt a wedding, funeral or religious service.

EXPECT anti-gun creeps to use them to disrupt hunting, shooting competitions, and your day at the range with family. Start working out how - now - to fight them.

There may be a place for anti-drone drones. If I see one over my property I could launch my own that would harry it until it fell or left. I can, after all, shove a trespasser off my property. I could "arm" my drone with ribbons, confetti, oil squirters, etc., and release them in the way of the offending drone, "allowing" it to fly into them. My argument would be it was chasing mine. It would be just like flying in Vietnam!

We may not be able to legally use violence against drone users, but I see no reason why I couldn't harass them right back. Since they have, by regulation, limited range and must be operated line-of-sight, I could follow it to the user and take pictures of my own to post online, make it obvious I am taking pix of license plates, etc. Until drones become as ordinary as cars, newspapers and TV stations will love stories with photos of the privacy violators.
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Just like a rainy day, eh? Nothing we can do about it so may as well lay back and enjoy it? You are willing to give up your privacy too easily which concerns me not one whit. But you are willing to give up everyone else's too, which does. Keep your advice.
Well, don't panic buddy...
When I say, "get used to it" I mean to the technology itself, not to the bad acts done by using that technology...

Like cell phones, I am sure you're not using one because it is traceable...
Like using Credit Cards, I am sure you don't even have one because it is traceable...
Like Internet, I am sure you never log on (wait a minute, never mind), which is traceable...
Like watching Cable TV or Satellite TV, which is traceable...
Like having a vehicle with GPS which is traceable...
and so on....

Again what were you saying?
Oh, you were talking about your unbreachable privacy before this evil drones?

Trust me and take my advice and stop shooting at drones like Yosemite Sam!
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Local governments are precluded from legislating the use of airspace, and that is a good thing we must support.
As to a drone "spying" on a person, consider: Google Earth probably has a pic of your home, or three or four, from the street. In fact, anyone can walk or drive by your property and take pictures. You can't shoot them.

You can't shoot traffic surveillance cameras. People are prosecuted for vandalizing or stealing game cameras.

Hunters have been prosecuted for shooting drones used by anti-hunting groups.

I don't like the idea of drones over my property taking pictures. I especially think they are being used by child enticers, and someone else here mentioned people using drones to photograph women and girls in bikinis. A person on the beach or in a public park who takes pictures of people cannot be shot for it.

You are being photographed many many times in most cities. You can't shoot the cameras.

I think law will have to decide when a drone is "trespassing", as though a photographer had come onto your property. Fifty feet up? One hundred feet up? I expect law will have to cover the noise they make, too. Consider someone using loud music to disrupt a wedding, funeral or religious service.

EXPECT anti-gun creeps to use them to disrupt hunting, shooting competitions, and your day at the range with family. Start working out how - now - to fight them.

There may be a place for anti-drone drones. If I see one over my property I could launch my own that would harry it until it fell or left. I can, after all, shove a trespasser off my property. I could "arm" my drone with ribbons, confetti, oil squirters, etc., and release them in the way of the offending drone, "allowing" it to fly into them. My argument would be it was chasing mine. It would be just like flying in Vietnam!

We may not be able to legally use violence against drone users, but I see no reason why I couldn't harass them right back. Since they have, by regulation, limited range and must be operated line-of-sight, I could follow it to the user and take pictures of my own to post online, make it obvious I am taking pix of license plates, etc. Until drones become as ordinary as cars, newspapers and TV stations will love stories with photos of the privacy violators.
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Everything you cite is as a result of a conscious decision I made. I allow my cell to trace me because I accepted it as a condition of use. Etc, etc, etc. A drone videoing my pool is not. Someone else is invading the privacy of my home.

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I'd have done the same thing under the same circumstances.
Only difference is I can shoot where I live.
By the time the owner shows up that thing would have been gone, never to be found by anyone.
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Saturday, August 01, 2015 06:37PM
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Federal officials are investigating after a pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport.

A Delta airplane preparing to land at JFK Friday had a close call with a drone.

A spokesman for Delta Airlines told Eyewitness News that flight 407 was heading from Orlando, Florida, to New York's JFK International Airport. The crew reported the an airborne object was near the plane as it made its approach to the runway.

The plane landed at about 5 p.m. without incident.

"We are investigating and cooperating fully with the Federal Aviation Administration," said the spokesman.

The FAA said the unmanned aircraft was seen off the right wing of the plane at 1,700 feet. The pilot did not take any evasive action.

Sources told ABC News the drone was about 100 feet from the plane.
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The pilot did not take any evasive action.

I can't see a small drone affecting a heavy unless maybe it got ingested in an engine.
Flying one around a big airport is asking for the Feds to get interested in you.
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How about: I was in my yard and this flying thing was coming straight at me and I feared for my life. I didn't know why it was heading towards me. Larry
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The pilot did not take any evasive action.

I can't see a small drone affecting a heavy unless maybe it got ingested in an engine.
Flying one around a big airport is asking for the Feds to get interested in you.
Me neither. Breathless reports act as if drones are hovering dump trucks.
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Fake problem. Talk about people walking around our back yard and looking in our windows.
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It's informative threads like this that gets the juices flowing...


What munitions to use for errant un-manned toy aircrafts with
image capturing equipment on board and or other 'peepin' toms'.......

While rummaging through my ol special response bag, found some bean bags....Perfect!!!!


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So if the danger of the drone falling and injuring a person or property is so great. Then flying one over people or property is therefore endangering anyone or property below.
Flying these things also puts real manned aircraft at risk so obviously legislation is needed ASAP.
This is another Pandora's Box opened.
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Here ya go,.... This Drone Interceptor Captures Your Pathetic Puny Drone With a Net
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That might work now just show the jury the news video of the drone carrying a handgun and shooting it.
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New telemetry suggests shot-down drone was higher than alleged
Drone operator is getting into the trial by publicity act now.
Some discussion of legal minimum required flying heights.
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Aloha,

My neighbor has several of them and they are buzzing throughout the neighborhood.

Since we live close to the local Marine base.

I suspect that the drones have overflown the base, but, I can't prove it.

I have contacted the base and was told unless there is Proof they're not interested.

It will be interesting at Christmas when POTUS comes and he is flying a drone over the President's convoy.

I do know the convoy has ECM because my garage door will Not open when he goes by.

I've always wondered if one of the big SUVs in the convoy has a Dillon 134 in it.
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I don't get those suggesting that shooting a drone is like shooting a person. If I see a peeping tom looking over my privacy fence with binoculars or a periscope, I'm going to snatch it, and he ain't getting it back from me, maybe the cops will give it back to him. And if I dropped it, oh, so sorry.
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Drone operator is getting into the trial by publicity act now.
Some discussion of legal minimum required flying heights.

The drone owner is claiming his 'craft' never got below a hundred and ninety three feet (193 ft.)
And did not hovered.

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