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hack the drones

Hackers are able to seize control of consumer drones and make them fall from the sky

https://plus.google.com/+ScrewMuggz/posts/KMtnAxhMYtc

there aren’t clear rules about what manufacturers need to do to secure drones to prevent them from being tampered with by malicious hackers.

Police have owned signal jamming tools to interfere with consumer drones for years. After all, it was a regular consumer drone that a member of ISIS turned into a kamikaze to bomb Kurdish fighters.

My note: from jamming devices, to raptors (birds) to hacking the apps – #BumpyRoad for drones

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drones variety

Fathom, underwater drone

https://www.facebook.com/NowThisFuture/videos/1223567687684409/

Recreational drone can fire projectiles or grab and release objects
https://www.facebook.com/NowThisFuture/videos/1223567687684409/

and a good point made in one of the comments:

Olof Sjöbom It starts like this, with nice feel good video and music then 5 years later your neighbor is mad at you with one of this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNPJMk2fgJU

FAA final rules drones

Press Release – DOT and FAA Finalize Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=20515

Here us a short outline from USAToday:

FAA completes landmark rules for commercial drones

U.S. Announces New ‘Ground Rules’ For Use Of Commercial Drones

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/06/21/482928430/u-s-announces-new-ground-rules-for-use-of-commercial-drones

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FAA on drones

FAA panel says small drones could operate in populated areas

https://fcw.com/articles/2016/04/07/drones-cities-rockwell.aspx

By Mark Rockwell Apr 07, 2016

The final report the Micro UAS Aviation Rulemaking Committee submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration recommends dividing popular small-drone technology into four categories based on size and allowing some to be operated in populated areas.

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drones

What You Should Know Before You Test The Holiday’s ‘Flyest’ Gift

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/12/12/459456519/what-you-should-know-before-you-test-the-holiday-s-flyest-gift

  • You can’t fly within five miles of an airport without special permission.
  • You’re not allowed to fly in heavily populated areas or over sports stadiums.
  • You can only fly at altitudes of 400 feet or less.
  • And you can’t fly in D.C., because someone crashed a drone on the White House lawn.

regulations for drones

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

https://www.faa.gov/uas/

Rogue drones: Transportation agency considers owner registration

http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/17/us/dot-drone-task-force/
and the objections against it: http://readwrite.com/2015/10/22/drones-regulations-laws-registry

FAA drops the hammer on drones, but specifics about regulations remain up in the air

| October 20, 2015, 1:04 PM PST http://www.techrepublic.com/article/faa-drops-the-hammer-on-drones-but-specifics-about-regulations-remain-up-in-the-air/

The specific FAA regulations are still unclear at this point—a task force is being assembled to collect recommendations by November 20th

FAA issues its small drone rule

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