“Credible Threat” Private Drones Targeted in Proposed Federal Law

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(From NBC News)

The federal government may soon have the authority to shoot down private commercial drones flying inside the U.S.

The 1,200-page FAA Reauthorization Bill posted by the House early Saturday morning includes a section titled “Preventing Emerging Threats” that would give the Department of Homeland Security and FBI the right to track and down drones that they deem a “credible threat” to a “covered facility or asset.”

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