Pirate Party Flies Drone in Front of Merkel Days Before German Elections

Protesting European Union's surveillance drones


With the German elections less than a week away, the Pirate Party has pulled off a quite extraordinary stunt. At a campaign rally by Chancellor Angela Merkel, a Pirate flew an unmanned camera-equipped drone just feet away from the somewhat amused German leader, before crash landing it just in front of her less than happy defense minister.

(H/T npcomplete)