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Big Brother grows wings (access required)

Only one law enforcement agency in the Carolinas is known to have a drone aircraft, and that $30,000 remote-controlled machine is collecting dust in a storage unit. But it and others could soon be put to surveillance use. The Federal Aviation Administration is on the verge of releasing new guidelines that will make it easier for police and other public safety agencies to apply for licenses to fly small drones at low altitudes.

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