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Drone Amplified: Washington needs to reconsider drone-banning proposals

Washington Needs To Reconsider Drone-Banning Proposals, Says Ceo Drone Amplified

Washington needs to reconsider drone-banning proposals, argues Carrick Detweiler, CEO of Drone Amplified. He explains in an open letter why drones play such a crucial rule in monitoring, preventing, and fighting wildfires. Detweiler also argues for the U.S. government to create data security standards for drones instead of simply looking at the country of origin. You can read the entire letter...

Trump ban on Chinese-made drone parts increases risk wildfires

Trump Ban On Chinese Drone Parts Increases Risk Wildfires

According to an internal memo, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision not to buy more drones with Chinese parts has made it more difficult to fight wildfires. The memo exposes one consequence of the Trump administration’s crackdown on Chinese tech, which includes Chinese-made drone parts.