Homeland Security looking at the possibility of using drones for neighborhood surveillance

Big Brother’s trying to find new ways to keep an eye on things.  Wired has a story on Homeland Security “soliciting industry feedback” on the viability of a high-endurance aerial camera drone capable of keeping an eye on four square miles at once, similar to drones the military’s been working on.  This is the “bad” side of drones becoming available outside of the military – privacy can disappear really easily.  (Although if the government can use them to actually reduce crime rates, that’d be awesome.)

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