Syria drone strikes: UK attorney general refuses to disclose advice

The Guardian Syria drone strikes: UK attorney general refuses to disclose adviceThe GuardianThe attorney general has refused to disclose his advice about the legality of RAF drone strikes in Syria, citing collective cabinet responsibility and the need for law officers to give “full and frank” opinions. Appearing before the justice select …

Man fined £1800 in first UK drone conviction

The Guardian Man fined £1800 in first UK drone convictionThe GuardianAn amateur film-maker who flew unmanned aircraft over Premier League football stadiums and near Buckingham Palace has become the first person in the UK to be successfully prosecuted for operating drones illegally. Security guard Nigel Wilson, 42, was …

Nottingham man illegally flew drones over football grounds and London attractions

BBC News Nottingham man illegally flew drones over football grounds and London attractionsBBC NewsA man has admitted illegally flying drones over professional football matches and London landmarks. Nigel Wilson admitted nine breaches of taking video over football grounds and tourist attractions last year. Wilson, from Bingham, Nottinghamshire, was …

Phoenix to discuss new drone ordinance

ABC15 Arizona Phoenix to discuss new drone ordinanceABC15 ArizonaPHOENIX – A new ordinance that was considered Wednesday in Phoenix may make it illegal to operate a drone in certain situations. Written by Councilmen Sal DiCiccio and Michael Nowakowski, the ordinance would make it a misdemeanor to record …

24 States Lack Laws Governing Drone Use – Government Technology

Government Technology 24 States Lack Laws Governing Drone UseGovernment TechnologyDiane St. Onge, R-Lakeside Park, has prefiled a bill for the 2016 legislative session that would require law enforcement to get a search warrant before using a drone with cameras to collect evidence. The bill would allow law enforcement to use drones …