Facing Opposition From Privacy Advocates, Drone Hawks Fire BackBy
The domestic drone wars are turning nasty. Last week Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt called for tight regulation of civilian drone technology and an outright ban on “minidrones” he fears could buzz overhead and spy on us in our homes or backyards. Schmidt went further, saying he supports international treaties that would prevent a free-for-all of unmanned aircrafts in the skies above, which could have a potentially huge chilling effect on the “fastest-growing” segment of the global aerospace industry.
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