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Old 07-29-2015, 09:08 PM   #1
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When are drones a violation of privacy?

Can you legally shoot down a camera-equipped drone on the basis of home invasion? I think so but, then again, I live in Kentucky. It doesn't take much to invade my home. (btw, this is not me in the video )

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Old 07-29-2015, 09:34 PM   #2
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There is no difference between a drone and a person with a camera.
Same rules

You don't own the airspace above your house
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Old 07-29-2015, 09:51 PM   #3
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There is no difference between a drone and a person with a camera.
Same rules

You don't own the airspace above your house
so if someone was somehow hovering above your house oogling you daughter and taking pictures, you go inside to grab them a lemonade... or what?
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What height were they flying? Were they meeting the requirements of a peeping tom law?
Is what they are seeing in "reasonable public view"?
If they weren't breaking any laws... I DGAF
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:19 PM   #5
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I wonder how many of these drone pilots have insurance for property/bodily damage that their drone could cause.
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Old 07-29-2015, 10:54 PM   #6
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I figure I own it to the height I can reach with a shotgun.
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Just read this article in its entirety.

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/jlsp/pdf/...Matiteyahu.pdf
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I figure if i have a drone problem in my "airspace" i'll make an air cannon that shoots a net. Problem solved.

Though, a strong blast of water can take one down pretty easily as well.
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dan bilzerian was shooting drones with a machine gun, looked pretty badass.

i need a machine gun.


then i need drones on top of my house
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dan bilzerian was shooting drones with a machine gun, looked pretty badass.

i need a machine gun.


then i need drones on top of my house

I'd rather a shotgun with a choke.
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I wonder how many of these drone pilots have insurance for property/bodily damage that their drone could cause.
Most Id say (65%) don't have any
30% belong to the AMA which gives you a million $ coverage
5% pick up additional insurance
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I figure if i have a drone problem in my "airspace" i'll make an air cannon that shoots a net. Problem solved.

Though, a strong blast of water can take one down pretty easily as well.
Then you'd be liable for the destruction of property
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Then you'd be liable for the destruction of property
Not if you disappear the operator shortly thereafter.
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I'd rather a shotgun with a choke.
Are you a big fan of being arrested? Unless you live on a large amount of acreage and can show that shooting a firearm into the air could in no way end up harming other people (good luck with that...) then you are likely to face criminal charges and a conviction if you're shooting any firearm into the sky and are caught doing so.
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I think the issue becomes more "harassment" than "invasion of privacy". If someone continually visits my property, or follows me around with a drone, I would consider that harassment.

The trespassing issue reminds me of water rights. In Kentucky, a person owns the river bed of a stream flowing across his/her property, but not the actual water. Therefore, a wading fisherman is trespassing, whereas a fisherman in a boat is not. We have some interesting laws.
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Well, you do.
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Well, you do.
Tell that to the FAA... and the SCOTUS...

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Navigable air space? Yeah, they do. That's over 500ft. Not at the height of your kid's bedroom window. Unless it's changed, navigable airspace is public, but you do own the air space above your property to a point that's reasonable enough to allow you to enjoy your property.
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Navigable air space? Yeah, they do. That's over 500ft. Not at the height of your kid's bedroom window. Unless it's changed, navigable airspace is public, but you do own the air space above your property to a point that's reasonable enough to allow you to enjoy your property.
That's why you operate under 400' and no, you don't own or control the airspace above your house. I could hover there all day if I wanted
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That's why you operate under 400' and no, you don't own or control the airspace above your house. I could hover there all day if I wanted

so who do i call if i want to put an antenna on my roof?
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