Law Enforcement Blindsided By Public 'Panic' Over Drone Privacy

Drone proponents said they did not foresee the privacy outcry over domestic drones.

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy assembles the SkySeer, an autonomous drone aircraft used for surveillance and reconnaissance.

Activists plan to protest against domestic drones, like this one belonging to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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"What police chief is going to try to buy any of these when they don't even know if they can?" he wonders. "Based on what happened in Seattle, who is going to be the next one to want to try this and have that kind of backlash against them? These are their voters and their jobs on the line."

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