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Don't let privacy fears ground Hawaii's well-established hobby aircraft community

By Steve Bunting

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 17, 2014

~~<p>With Amazon's announcement of a drone delivery service, the Federal Aviation Administration's recent inclusion of Hawaii in its drone test program, and the frequent news of drone strikes in war zones, it seems impossible to get away from hearing about drones these days.</p>
<p>A common theme among all the stories is that the technology is evolving faster than the public and government can keep up with. Politicians on both sides of the aisle bemoan a near-future &quot;Big Brother&quot; state with drones spying from above.</p>
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With Amazon's announcement of a drone delivery service, the Federal Aviation Administration's recent inclusion of Hawaii in its drone test program, and the frequent news of drone strikes in war zones, it seems impossible to get away from hearing about drones these days.

A common theme among all the stories is that the technology is evolving faster than the public and government can keep up with. Politicians on both sides of the aisle bemoan a near-future "Big Brother" state with drones spying from above. Login for more...



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