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As Drone Use and Technology Grow, So Do Concerns of Privacy

Recent estimates from the Federal Aviation Administration indicate that by 2020, there may be as many as 30,000 drones circling the US. And as the use of drones becomes more common and the technology continues to advance, concerns have arisen about the use of unmanned aircraft by law enforcement and private citizens to invade privacy and encroach on civil liberties. UCLA Engineering professor and Brookings fellow John Villasenor and ACLU attorney Peter Bibring talk to Val about some of the ethical questions of the controversial technology.

The photo associated with this story, which shows a street art painting of a police drone, was used under Creative Commons License courtesy of Flickr user M Hooper.

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