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NYT Endorses Murder By Drones

Drones |  | The Times consistently reaches for and achieves new lows in deplorable reporting, including giving unindicted US war criminals feature op-ed space. Obama-authorized drone warfare is cold-blooded murder by any standard – nonbelligerent men, women and children the vast majority of casualties, so-called high-profile targets a tiny, insignificant percent of victims killed or injured. Official US ...Read More »

Downing A Drone To Protect Privacy Is Now Officially Labeled “Criminal Mischief”

Drones |  | By: Joe Wright, Activist Post | As hobby drones continue to proliferate across the United States and commercial applications rise, the rules about drone use remain murky, as do the penalties for downing them if you feel your privacy is being threatened. So far we have seen a push by the FAA to impose mandatory ...Read More »

Court: Obama Can Continue Assassination Program In Secret, Even Against Americans

Drones |  | By: Derrick Broze, Anti-Media | A federal appeals court has upheld the Obama administration’s secrecy surrounding the controversial targeted assassination program. Washington D.C. — While much of the media has focused on the recent violence in Paris, Georgia, and San Bernardino, as well as the escalating conflicts in Iraq and Syria, another profound and troubling ...Read More »

"Numbing And Horrible": Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant On His Haunting First Kill (VIDEO)

Drones |  | Former Air Force pilot Brandon Bryant is one of the the first U.S. drone operators to speak out against President Obama’s global assassination program. Bryant served as a sensor operator for the Predator program from 2007 to 2011, manning the camera on the unmanned aerial vehicles that carried out attacks overseas. After he left active ...Read More »

Engineers Develop Sonar Navigation, Mapping System For Drones

Drones |  | By: Mike Wooten, Tech Swarm | Researchers at the University of Georgia are working to bring a new level of precision to the navigation systems used to guide drones. The work is supported through a contract with Southern Company, one of the nation’s largest energy companies, which plans to use unmanned aircraft to enhance safety ...Read More »

DARPA's Autonomous Microdrones Designed To Patrol Inside Houses (VIDEOS)

Drones |  | By: Nicholas West | Techswarm – As drone expert, P.W. Singer said, “At this point, it doesn’t really matter if you are against the technology, because it’s coming.” According to Singer, “The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even ...Read More »

Laser Equipped Drones Could Arrive Within 2 Years (VIDEOS)

Drones |  | By: Nicholas West, Tech Swarm | The global drone arms race continues to accelerate. Now that it’s a foregone conclusion that every country will have armed drones within 10 years, the only race left is to acquire the most powerful weaponized drones – preferably coupled with the most sophisticated anti-drone technology. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, ...Read More »

Good Kill

Drones |  | Op ED Commentary                                 ” …  Not in Our Stars…..”  Just watched Andrew Niccol’s new film Good Kill. In it we have an Air Force unit stationed in Las Vegas that monitors the Taliban through satellites 7000 miles away… then presses the button and shoots drone missiles at them… and kills them. O f course, ...Read More »

DHS Drones Equipped To Eavesdrop On Americans

Drones |  | The US Department of Homeland Security already has an arsenal of drones to be deployed for whatever the agency deems fit, but the actual capabilities of those vehicles exceed what many Americans may expect. The unmanned drones being used inside of the United States right now can’t shoot Hellfire missiles like their overseas counterparts. They ...Read More »

It Begins: US Drones Attack Syria’s Military

Drones |  | On September 11, a publication called Russian Spring reported US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacks on Syrian military positions – “disguised as an airstrike on ISIS.” Syrian journalists learned details of what’s happening. Numerous civilians were killed. According to Syrian military sources, covert US drone strikes against its forces and positions happened before, part of ...Read More »

60 Police Departments Testing Drones In The US; More To Come As “Public Grows Comfortable”

Drones |  | By: Joe Wright | Anyone who was called crazy for shouting from the rooftops back in 2005 when the first sign of drone testing in the United States was uncovered appears to have been vindicated.  Small comfort as we are finally coming face to face with the consequences of our apathy. North Dakota made international ...Read More »

Drones On A Leash - Could ''Tethered Drones'' Increase Safety Or Expand Permanent Surveillance?

Drones |  | By: Jason Erickson, Tech Swarm | Although drones have been all but welcomed into American skies by the U.S. government, the devil still remains in the details. The proliferation of drones for hobby, commercial, or law enforcement has faced some significant setbacks, while still marching forward as though it’s inevitable that drones will be part ...Read More »

Pentagon Plans Escalated Drone Killings

Drones |  | Drones are instruments of state terror. Washington’s official narrative is pure rubbish – claiming terrorists alone are targeted, civilians aren’t killed, and drone warfare makes America safer. Fact: Attacks are indiscriminate extrajudicial executions – in flagrant violation of core international law. Fact: Few so-called “high value” targets are eliminated. Fact: Large numbers of civilian men, ...Read More »

The Ongoing Mission To Teach Drones To Think For Themselves

Drones |  | By: Tech Swarm | The popular term “drone,” which conjures images of remote-controlled flying zombies, is becoming less and less descriptive of the latest unmanned aerial vehicles. New applications are requiring more autonomy and intelligence from UAVs. “When people think about drones, they largely think of big military assets that are flying high in the ...Read More »

Hundreds Of Scientists Issue Warning Letter, What’s Inside Will Drop Your Jaw (VIDEO)

Drones |  | At the (IJCAI) held in Buenos Aires last month, various scientists, physicists, biologists, robotics engineers, and hundreds of other AI experts confessed their concerns via a warning letter stating that the use of Artificial Intelligence to engage select targets without human intervention could cause major problems in the future if something isn’t done now to ...Read More »

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