While weaponized drones against terrorists have taken up the lion’s share of the conversation in the media, this isn’t the only way in which drones push the boundaries of our rights. Most drones are armed with cameras and may be used for surveillance. As demonstrated by Anthony Cumia’s S800 HexiCopter, surveiling your neighbors is now a fairly easy proposition.
Questions regarding privacy rights and domestic drones have been raised before. On ‘Real News’ Thursday the panel discussed privacy expectations for domestic drone use: Will private drone ownership be the newest right under the second amendment? And what changes may need to be made to the law to adjust for new technology. Watch a clip below: