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Tennessee Governor Signs ANTI-Drone Surveillance Bill Into Law – 23 May 2013

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By Ali Papademetriou

When it comes to working on limiting unwarranted unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone surveillance, Tennessee has been ceaseless.

In April, Tennessee Senator Paul Sanford’s bill to limit law enforcement agencies’ use of drones, SB 582, was passed through a Senate committee. The bill would block using drones except for “counter[ing] a high risk of a terrorist attack by a specific individual or organization,” or if it was needed to avoid “imminent danger” such as finding a missing person. Continue reading