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Kaminski Writes Op-Ed for Slate

February 25, 2015 | Faculty

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law and technology, wrote an article for Slate on the Federal Aviation Administration and drone regulations — and privacy.

“Drones—including small drones, and especially those driven by commercial motives to voraciously gather all kinds of information—can pose significant privacy threats. They see from new vantage points, they are far lower-cost than older aerial technologies, and they can move over boundaries that otherwise protect activity from sight. These are only a few reasons why drones have been predicted to be a ‘privacy catalyst’—the drivers of robust discussions about the enactment of new privacy regulations,” she writes.

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