Posts Tagged ‘drone’

Commercial Drones Are Legal, Federal Court Says

Posted by on Monday March 10, 2014 | Business

A federal administrative court judge has determined that drones–aka unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs–can be used for commercial purposes because the Federal Aviation Administration has no regulations on the books that prohibit such uses. reported that the judge made the ruling last week in a case involving a photographer who had appealed a $10,000... More

Hartford Police Sued for Stopping Camera Drone, Chasing Photog Away

Posted by on Thursday February 20, 2014 | Photojournalism

A news photographer has sued the Hartford, Connecticut police department and two of its officers for forcing him to stop flying a camera-equipped drone over the scene of a police investigation. Photographer Pedro Rivera, who works for television station WFSB, was briefly detained for questioning and ordered to stop flying the remote-controlled drone over the... More