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Felon with 29 prior convictions who shot down police drone with illegal firearm will be prosecuted

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Felon With 29 Prior Convictions Who Shot Down Police Drone With Illegal Firearm Will Be Prosecuted

Earlier this summer a felon with 29 prior convictions shot down a police drone with an illegal firearm in Florida. A federal grand jury has indicted the man for shooting down an unmanned aircraft, and the United States Attorney’s office for the Middle District of Florida announced that he will in fact be prosecuted. If convicted the man could face up to 30 years in prison. This is the first time...

Judge cancels plan to monitor Channel migrants with police drones

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Judge Cancels Plan To Monitor Channel Migrants With Police Drones

A French judge has canceled plans to monitor migrants illegally crossing the Channel using police drones. According to the judge, in view of privacy legislation, it is not allowed to film people on the ground without prior permission. Previously, the use of police drones to enforce corona measures and monitor demonstrations was banned in France.