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Border-patrol drones being borrowed by other agencies more often than previously known

January 23, 2014

Jennifer Lynch, a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, expressed frustration that CBP officials would not release the names of sheriff departments for which the agency flew drones. She also expressed concern about policies allowing for indefinite retention of video feeds and other data collected during flights related to investigations.

“We don’t know what’s happening with that data, and that creates a bigger privacy risk,” Lynch said.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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