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Notacon 9: Pwn the Drones

Posted on Saturday, July 28th, 2012 in conferences, robotics, security, talks by the machinegeek


In this video from the recent Notacon 9 conference, EFF activists Trevor Timm and Parker Higgins present on the widespread and increasing use of drones by government. Aspects of recent drone hacks are highlighted, security flaws noted, as well as the growing popularity of DIY civilian drones.

For more information on the use of drones in the United States, including a map of US government domestic drone bases, check out this WIRED article by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai.

To learn more about the efforts of the EFF in monitoring government drone activity in the US, as well as to access a list of agencies which have received FAA approval to operate domestic drones, visit Parker and Trevor’s EFF drone page.

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  1. Anna Lands says:

    We are interested in connecting with others who are in possible DRONE TEST RANGES.

    Please e-mail healing@rnsmte.com.

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