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BBC News: Spying on Europe’s farms with satellites and drones

Farmers who claim more EU subsidies than they should, or who break Common Agricultural Policy rules, are now more likely to be caught out by a camera in the sky than an inspector calling with a clipboard. How do they feel about being watched from above?

Imagine a perfect walk in the country, a few years from now - tranquillity, clean air, birdsong in the trees and hedgerows, growing crops swaying in the breeze.

Suddenly a model plane swoops overhead.

But there is no-one around manipulating radio controls. This is not a toy, but a drone on a photographic mission.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16545333



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They say it is because they

They say it is because they give subsidies to farms. This sounds decidedly UnAmerican..lol

Thanks for a bump

Looks like Big Brother in EU learns fast from Big Brother in the USA.

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