Congressional Report Warns of Drone-Filled Skies, Facial Recognition Tech

The Congressional Research Service says Congress could pass legislation restricting the use of drones by police


The use of drones in American skies raises new questions about the value of privacy and the extent of government surveillance, according to areport released last week by the Congressional Research Service.

It is not clear how courts will apply constitutional privacy protections to drones, but the report notes that Congress could enact laws to restrict the ability of police to use the technology.