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Ever get the feeling that someone is watching you? Well, you may want to get used to it. While the US government has been putting un-manned drones to heavy use in war zones in recent years, the flying robots will soon be soaring American skies. Read more about Word of Mouth 04.28.2012
One IP issue that has been discussed recently is ownership and usage of a dead person's image. As Ryan Calo, the director for privacy and robotics at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, observed here, "if the fear of dying weren't bad enough, suddenly you lose control over aspects of your legacy."
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Ryan Calo, a researcher at Stanford Law School, tells the Wall Street Journal that he expects more entities to seek approval as drones are retired from use overseas and they become more affordable for domestic use. Does that mean we should expect positive results, though, or concerns over privacy?
While law enforcement organizations across the country may be tracking people using their cellphones, police are finding willing partners in wireless phone companies, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said on Friday.