‘Drone Hunting’ Licenses Put Privacy Issues in the Spotlight

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In December, voters in Deer Trail, about an hour east of Denver, will be asked to decide whether people should be allowed to buy "Drone Hunting" licenses. Those licenses would allow people to shoot down drones flying in the area. Drones are small, unmanned aircrafts equipped with cameras.

Phil Steel, who is spearheading the campaign, says drones are an invasion of privacy. Steel worries they will be used by businesses to track people's behaviors and by the government for surveillance. We wanted to get some perspective on drones and privacy issues. Margot Kaminski is a lecturer at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. She spoke with Elaine Grant.

[Photo: Margot Kaminski]