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Louisiana Man Accused of “Unlawful Photography” for Taking Aerial Photos of VA Hospital

Louisiana Man Accused of “Unlawful Photography” for Taking Aerial Photos of VA Hospital

A man who was taking aerial pictures of a Veterans Administration hospital in Louisiana this month had his memory card confiscated and is now awaiting trial for "unlawful photography." However, Mickey Osterreicher, General Counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, says ...
North Carolina Cop Fails to Intimidate Man Video Recording Airplanes

North Carolina Cop Fails to Intimidate Man Video Recording Airplanes

A North Carolina cop came across a man recording airplanes outside Charlotte Douglas International Airport and told him he was doing nothing wrong. Nevertheless, the cop still insisted on seeing his identification, just in case the man was recording "the numbers" off the planes – whic ...
Florida Deputies Enter Man’s Home Without Permission, Ordering Him to Delete Drone Footage of Crime Scene

Florida Deputies Enter Man’s Home Without Permission, Ordering Him to Delete Drone Footage of Crime Scene

Florida deputies entered a man's home without permission and forced him to delete footage of a crime scene he had recorded on his drone Monday evening. Aaron Bitler said he had launched his remote controlled quadcopter from his Orlando home after noticing several Orange County sheriff ...
PINAC’s 2015 Guide to “Drones” – What You Need To Know About The Upcoming Regulations

PINAC’s 2015 Guide to “Drones” – What You Need To Know About The Upcoming Regulations

In 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation was mandated by Congress to establish regulations integrating remote controlled quadcopters and other sUAS (small unmanned aircraft systems) into the National Airspace System by September 30, 2015. While the Federal Aviation Administratio ...