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Frida Berrigan: Grandmother Sentenced to Prison for Protesting US Drone Base

Grady Flores’ one-year sentence is the result of a strange legal sleight of hand that positions the Hancock Air Base commander, Col. Earl A. Evans, as the victim of protests.

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Corporate Empire

Drone leaders form small UAV coalition

Amazon is going on the offensive as it seeks federal approval to test its planned Prime Air drone delivery system, USA Today reports. Though you may not receive a drone-delivered package this year, the online retailer is making moves to spur development. 581 more words

Makers Movement

Denmark Welcomes A Multiplicity of Drone Applications

While UAS operators in the US express frustration over FAA regulations which increasingly restrict the practical and recreational use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and regulators in EU nations like the UK and France also lean towards stricter rules, Denmark welcomes the growth possibilities of Drones. 435 more words

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18 awesome ways drones are being used today

For many, the term “drone” seems to conjure images of military use and war weaponry. As a result, the mere thought of these futuristic flying devices tend to pose security and privacy concerns to several people. 1,497 more words

Makers Movement

Drone Brings Man Closer to God..than he wanted.

The use of drones to promote tourism and products is becoming pretty popular, with some heavenly footage shot in remote locations.  During filming of the village of Prilep in Macedonia for the company Petzl, however, things got a little closer to heaven than anyone wanted–after he drone used for the filming got stuck in the cross at the top of the steeple of a local church. 139 more words

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Results: Evaluation of UAVs for Humanitarian Use

My team & I at the Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators) have just completed the first phase of our evaluation and welcome feedback on the results. 186 more words

Humanitarian Technologies

DRONES: Free Online Screening on July 30th — You'll Want to See This

There’s a chance to watch DRONES, the movie, online on July 30th and then to join a discussion with filmmakers and experts.

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Militarism