Weekly Roundup 2/23/15

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  If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The FAA’s proposed drones rules are only a draft of the…

How to Hunt for Drones

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This post is part of a series of posts and resources on drones and the world of intelligence. For an in-depth look at the U.S. communications infrastructure at the heart of drone operations, click here. For resources on how to find and…

31 Questions the FAA Wants you to Answer

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By Arthur Holland Michel Last Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled a draft set of rules for the non-recreational use of drones in domestic U.S. airspace. The FAA recognizes that its proposed rules are not perfect, and that they could…

Weekly Roundup 2/16/15

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If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The Federal Aviation Administration has released its proposed rules for the domestic, non-recreational use of drones weighing less than 55…

Weekly Roundup 2/9/15

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If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The proliferation of drone technology has been accompanied by a vibrant movement…

Drones in the Defense Budget

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By Dan Gettinger Drones are on the wish lists of the Army, the Navy and Marines, and the Air Force. In a short speech at the Department of Homeland Security on February 2, President Obama unveiled his nearly $4 trillion…

Weekly Roundup 2/2/15

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  If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone This week, we introduced the Portals, comprehensive collections of the best…

Introducing the Multimedia Portals

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The Portals are multimedia collections covering a variety of issues on drones. We have assembled collections of audio and video recordings of academic lectures, debates, roundtables, and policy speeches that will familiarize our readers with a range of topics, from…

Weekly Roundup 1/26/15

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We are pleased to mark the 100th edition of our Weekly Roundup of drone news, commentary and analysis, art, and technology. We sent out the first Roundup almost two years ago to a group of Bard students who were taking…