Police eye drone-based HQ imaging, privacy campaigners express concern

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Privacy campaigners express concerns as police consider using high-quality imaging systems on drones
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Privacy campaigners express concerns as police consider using high-quality imaging systems on drones

The National Police Air Service has asked private firms for details of drones equipped with 'airborne imaging' and 'air-to-ground communication' capabilities

Civil liberty campaigners have expressed concerns over government's plan to use imaging systems on remotely piloted drones across the England and Wales for surveillance purpose. It came after the National...

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