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Villasenor points out that when it comes to government drones with cameras the fourth amendment still should apply when it comes to civilians, there are invasion of privacy statues people must abide by.
"I also think it's important for people with an interest in civil liberties and everyone else to look at it on the other side [...] We have, all of us, an affirmative first amendment right to gather information so unmanned aircraft in the hands of people who are gathering information which includes people in the news media and others can be very powerful tools just like cameras are today," says Villasenor.
"Technology is a tool and you have to be mindful how you use it," says Magnus. "But we can't let our fear keep us from reaping the benefits of our brains, which is where the technology comes from."
Written and produced by Paul Detrick. Camera by Detrick, Sharif Matar, Alex Manning and Tracy Oppenheimer.
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