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Peacekeepers in the sky

A few months ago, Patrick Meier wrote about common misconceptions of Humanitarian UAVs. This post is part of his broader interest in the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for humanitarian response (Patrick founded… 293 more words



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You will be forgiven if you missed the drones for good competition held recently in Dubai. 109 more words


Common Dreams | Impunity, Death, and Blowback: Report Exposes Illegal US Drone War in Yemen

With hundreds of civilians killed, US drone campaign set ‘dangerous’ international precedent as Yemenis face even greater threat from US-backed coalition attack

By Lauren McCauley, staff writer… 871 more words

Military Madness

AntiMedia: New “Crowd-Control” Drones Will Shoot Protesters With Pepper Spray

Moves like this make it obvious that governments are preparing for war with their citizens. Why else would you want to indiscriminately spray entire crowds of people with pepper spray?   

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Amazon Prime Air get one step closer

The FAA gave Amazon permission to start testing their latest UAS delivery service.

I won’t bother discussing the story in detail, or the practical limitations with UAS delivery as the law stands at the moment, i’ve written lots about it. 29 more words


New Drone Pilot Movie

Good Kill, Ethan Hawks new movie gets it UK release today.

Not something i will rush to the cinema to see, but will look forward to it coming out on Bluray in a few months time. 55 more words


Caroline Donnellan: The Costs and Ethics of Modern Warfare

The proliferation of remote warfare has reached a critical point where policymakers must evaluate its long-term impact and address lingering ethical questions around lack of transparency, accountability, and regulation.

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