The article “Are Drones Watching You?” provides a nice summary of U.S. case law regarding aerial surveillance with links to the cases.
By Jennifer Lynch, EFF, January 10, 2012
Today, EFF filed suit against the Federal Aviation Administration seeking information on drone flights in the United States. The FAA is the sole entity within the federal government capable of authorizing domestic drone flights, and for too long now, it has failed to release specific and detailed information on who is authorized to fly drones within US borders.
For full text of the article, visit Are Drones Watching You? | Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- Who Is Flying Unmanned Aircraft in the U.S.? (eff.org)
- The Drone as Privacy Catalyst (Standford Law Review)
- Protecting Privacy from Aerial Surveillance: Recommendations for Government Use of Drone Aircraft (ACLU, December 2011)
- Watch Out for Drones, A.C.L.U. Warns (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
- ACLU Report on Domestic Drones Finds Need for New Privacy Protections (yubanet.com)