aerial drones http://wkms.org en As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints http://wkms.org/post/drones-fly-cities-and-yards-so-do-complaints The price of drones is dropping — a decent one could cost you $300 — but the reality of the devices flying around cities and neighborhoods doesn't sit well with a lot of Americans.<p>Are they just paranoid?<p>Three months ago, when Michael Kirschner and his wife purchased a new condo in San Francisco, they were not concerned about drones. Mon, 12 May 2014 20:38:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 40515 at http://wkms.org As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints Warrants Required Under Kentucky ACLU Supported Drone Regulation Bill http://wkms.org/post/warrants-required-under-kentucky-aclu-supported-drone-regulation-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A civil liberties group in Kentucky says there are currently no state laws on the books regulating the use of drones by law enforcement groups.</span></p><p>That’s why the Kentucky ACLU is supporting a bill in the General Assembly that would prohibit the police from using drones to collect evidence on an individual without first getting a warrant.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:28:00 +0000 Kevin Willis 39206 at http://wkms.org Warrants Required Under Kentucky ACLU Supported Drone Regulation Bill Yonts: Co-Sponsored Drone Legislation Provides Exemption for Businesses http://wkms.org/post/yonts-co-sponsored-drone-legislation-provides-exemption-businesses <p>A Kentucky state representative who has co-sponsored legislation that limits the use of surveillance drones says the bill provides an exemption for the use of drones by businesses, like <a href="http://wkms.org/post/delivery-drone-amazon-says-new-era-looms">the ones that Amazon plans to use for the delivery of products. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:08:10 +0000 John Null 37019 at http://wkms.org Yonts: Co-Sponsored Drone Legislation Provides Exemption for Businesses Delivery By Drone? Amazon Says A New Era Looms http://wkms.org/post/delivery-drone-amazon-says-new-era-looms Amazon is looking at drastically reducing its delivery times — to 30 minutes or less — as it plans a new service called Prime Air that it says could debut in a few years. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:41:58 +0000 Bill Chappell 37015 at http://wkms.org Delivery By Drone? Amazon Says A New Era Looms Drone Bill Seeks to Ward off Future Unwarranted Surveillance http://wkms.org/post/drone-bill-seeks-ward-future-unwarranted-surveillance <p></p><p style="line-height:200%"><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman'">A bipartisan pair of Kentucky representatives has pre-filed a bill that would require warrants for any information gathered by drones. </span> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:12:31 +0000 Austin Ramsey 35304 at http://wkms.org Drone Bill Seeks to Ward off Future Unwarranted Surveillance Senator Paul Shows Concern For 'FEMA-Purchased Drones' http://wkms.org/post/senator-paul-shows-concern-fema-purchased-drones <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky’s junior senator said he’s concerned about grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency being used to purchase drones for surveillance.</span></p><p>Republican Rand Paul expressed that view at a hearing today of the Senate’s Homeland Security Subcommittee. He claimed FEMA’s fusion centers, which were created by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security to promote the sharing of information, do not have a stellar record for defending civil liberties.</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:09:15 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 32475 at http://wkms.org Senator Paul Shows Concern For 'FEMA-Purchased Drones' Bill Limiting Drone Use Already Filed for Kentucky General Assembly's 2014 Session http://wkms.org/post/bill-limiting-drone-use-already-filed-kentucky-general-assemblys-2014-session <p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">A bill has already been pre-filed for the Kentucky General Assembly's 2014 session—and it deals with the use of drones in the state.</span></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Republican state Rep. Diane St. Onge&nbsp;bill&nbsp;limits how unmanned aircraft can be used. It allows U.S. military personnel to use drones in Kentucky for practice purposes. And it also allows drones to be used by law enforcement agencies if they have a specific warrant to do so. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:06:01 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 30454 at http://wkms.org Bill Limiting Drone Use Already Filed for Kentucky General Assembly's 2014 Session Rand Paul: Court Oversight in Drone Attacks Needed http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-court-oversight-drone-attacks-needed <p>Courts should decide whether the U.S. should use drone attacks on American citizens who are abroad and accused of committing crimes against the nation, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said.</p><p>Paul told Kentucky Public Radio on Monday that he would prefer a judge or jury make those decisions, as they do with crimes committed inside the U.S. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:05:54 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 27930 at http://wkms.org Rand Paul: Court Oversight in Drone Attacks Needed Afternoon Round-Up 6/13/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-61312 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>In 13 years of colorful, often demagogic rule, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has run his country like a game show host with daily TV appearances. Then cancer struck, forcing Chavez to scale back. Now, he has reappeared, but his countrymen are wondering just how sick Chavez is as he prepares to run for <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/12/154875964/venezuelas-chavez-aims-to-beat-cancer-election-foe">re-election</a> in October.</p><p><strong>Up in the Air: </strong></p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 21:44:26 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18365 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/13/12