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Hackable Drones Worry Government Agencies
2012-07-20 12:44:22

Like it or not, drones may be a very real part of our future -- regular drones, or civilian drones, as they’re called. Rather than being used to spy on our enemies, they’ll be used to deliver our packages and police our streets.

New Guidelines Set Out For Unmanned Aircraft
2012-07-03 14:24:57

A new form of piloting is evolving, and as unmanned vehicles continue to take flight, an industry code of conduct was drawn up and published recently in order to ensure safety.

2012-06-21 23:01:58

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf of the Queensland Government for the Department


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.