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‘Citizen Drone Warfare’: Hobbyist explores a frightening scenario

Posted By admin On December 20, 2012 @ 6:55 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Patrick Hruby
Washington Times [1]
Dec 20, 2012

Less than a month ago, rumors that celebrity news and gossip website TMZ was interested in obtaining a paparazzi drone prompted privacy concerns and public debate about the appropriate personal and commercial uses of unmanned aerial vehicles.

Now, a new online video poses a more troubling question: What if civilian drones are equipped to shoot more than just pictures?

Titled “Citizen Drone Warfare” and posted to YouTube [2] last week by an anonymous man calling himself “Milo Danger,” the video shows a hobbyist drone equipped with a custom-mounted paintball pistol flying over a grassy field and peppering human-shaped shooting-range targets with pellets.

Following an attack pass by the drone, one of the targets sports three large red blotches on its head and neck area.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/dec/17/citizen-drone-warfare-hobbyist-explores-a-frighten/

[2] YouTube: http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/youtube/

[3] Obama ‘drone-warfare rulebook’ condemned by human rights groups: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-drone-warfare-rulebook-condemned-by-human-rights-groups.html

[4] Vote Obama For Unaccountable Drone Warfare. Vote Romney For Unaccountable Drone Warfare.: http://www.prisonplanet.com/vote-obama-for-unaccountable-drone-warfare-vote-romney-for-unaccountable-drone-warfare.html

[5] Unmanned drone buzzes French police car: http://www.prisonplanet.com/unmanned-drone-buzzes-french-police-car.html

[6] Court Upholds Domestic Drone Use in Arrest of American Citizen: http://www.prisonplanet.com/court-upholds-domestic-drone-use-in-arrest-of-american-citizen.html

[7] Own a drone: Fine. But fly a drone with a cam: Year in the clink: http://www.prisonplanet.com/own-a-drone-fine-but-fly-a-drone-with-a-cam-year-in-the-clink.html

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