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EPIC Petitions Government to Suspend Drone Surveillance Program

Posted By admin On March 23, 2013 @ 6:00 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

EPIC [1]
March 23, 2013

EPIC, joined by thirty organizations and more than a thousand individuals, has petitioned the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to suspend the domestic drone surveillance program [2], pending the establishment of concrete privacy regulations.

The petition [3] states that “the use of drones for border surveillance presents substantial privacy and civil liberties concerns for millions of Americans across the country.”

The petition follows the revelation that the drones deployed by the federal agency are equipped with technology for signals interception and human identification.

For more information, see EPIC: Domestic Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Drones [4].

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URLs in this post:

[1] EPIC: http://epic.org/2013/03/epic-petitions-government-to-s-1.html

[2] domestic drone surveillance program: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/border_security/am/operations/oam_vessels/aircraft/uas/

[3] petition: http://epic.org/drones_petition/

[4] EPIC: Domestic Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Drones: http://epic.org/privacy/drones/

[5] EPIC to Congress: Protect Privacy Against Drone Surveillance: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epic-to-congress-protect-privacy-against-drone-surveillance.html

[6] EPIC to FAA: Establish Privacy Standards for Drone Use: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epic-to-faa-establish-privacy-standards-for-drone-use.html

[7] EPIC FOIA – US Drones Intercept Electronic Communications and Identify Human Targets: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epic-foia-us-drones-intercept-electronic-communications-and-identify-human-targets.html

[8] Drone Surveillance Program Targeting Americans?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/drone-surveillance-program-targeting-americans.html

[9] Judge Napolitano: First Patriot To Shoot Down A Government Spy Drone Will Be A Hero: http://www.prisonplanet.com/judge-napolitano-first-patriot-to-shoot-down-a-government-spy-drone-will-be-a-hero.html

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