Drone Moans


The time to build safeguards into drone privacy laws is now, a panel of experts said in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.

As the Federal Aviation Administration mulls allowing up to 30,000 drones take to the skies over the next several decades, a group of privacy experts and advocates said that Congress should consider the impact of unmanned drone use in the United States before they become commonplace.

“It’s possible to have these conversations now because the technologies are still visible,” Bruce Schneier, a tech security expert and cryptologist, said at the National Press Club. “In 10 years, they’ll be small, they’ll be everywhere, it’ll be too late.”