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States step up fight against use of surveillance drones by law enforcement

In 11 states, lawmakers are proposing various restrictions on the use of drones over their skies amid concerns the unmanned aerial vehicles could be exploited by local authorities to spy on Americans.  Concerns have now mounted after the FAA began establishing safety standards for civilian drones, which are becoming increasingly affordable and small in size.

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