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Idaho Bans Government Spy Drones! Legislation pending in 31 Other States!

Idaho Bans Government Spy Drones
Legislation pending in 31 other states

Steve Watson
April 12, 2013

Idaho has become the second state in the US to ban warrantless spy drones being used by police or government, in an effort to protect privacy.

Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter signed legislation into law Thursday that restricts the use of unmanned vehicles by public agencies, and mandates that warrants must be obtained in order to collect evidence using the technology.

“We’re trying to prevent high-tech window-peeping,” Idaho Senate Assistant Majority Leader Chuck Winder, sponsor of the measure in the Republican-led Idaho legislature, told Reuters earlier this year.

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