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Is There a Drone In Your Backyard?

margo31 Wrote: May 17, 2012 1:19 AM
This is no joke, Andy! Nothing to laugh about. I cannot possibly believe this will be allowed by America citizens! Could NEVER be justified by any incident. We should all be terrified each time something like this is suggested, and find the way to stop them in their tracks.
Nam65-66 Wrote: May 17, 2012 11:17 AM
Repeat after me:THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS AS AN EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY WHEN YOU ARE OUT IN PUBLIC! Geez,why do you think cops patrol in cars in all the streets in America?You don't want anyone to look at you?STAY HOME!
Kim D Wrote: May 17, 2012 7:00 PM
What if you are not in public but are out in your back yard playing with your dog?
Nam65-66 Wrote: May 17, 2012 9:49 PM
If you can be seen you are in public.Back yard,front yard,makes no difference.
binc Wrote: May 17, 2012 7:02 AM
When people find themselves to be fully powerless they have a choice....laugh or cry.
tex1952 Wrote: May 17, 2012 7:44 AM
No such thing as being fully powerless. What you describe is a delusion, ones mind is tricking ones mind.

Earlier this week, the federal government announced that the Air Force might be dispatching drones to a backyard near you. The stated purpose of these spies in the sky is to assist local police to find missing persons or kidnap victims, or to chase bad guys.

If the drone operator sees you doing anything of interest (Is your fertilizer for the roses or to fuel a bomb? Is that Sudafed for your cold or your meth habit? Are you smoking in front of your kids?), the feds say they may take a picture of you and keep it. The...

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