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Regulating Drones: Lawmakers Consider State Regulations

KWGS/Oklahoma Senate

The Oklahoma State Senate gets input on the regulation of unmanned aircraft, better known as drones. The Director of the Oklahoma ACLU, Ryan Kiesel, told lawmakers they must be careful. He says there is a huge concern over privacy rights.

He told a senate interim committee the government cannot be allowed to use drones to spy on people. Kiesel compared drones more to wire-taps than aircraft.

Kiesel told the committee he has no problem with drones being used to check on livestock or crops, but does not want them used for government  snooping.