Concerns over UAV Privacy Issues Continue

Privacy concerns have already delayed the selection of six test sites that will facilitate unmanned aerial vehicle integration, but key questions still remain.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center, Center for Democracy and Technology, and Rutherford Institute reiterated to the FAA during an April 3 discussion that UAV technology is a bridge beyond traditional aerial surveillance — even as UAV proponents at the same online forum said the FAA should stay out of the privacy discussion.