Drones tested as tools for police and firefighters

But some legal experts are worried about the effect of surveillance drones in U.S. skies.

"This is putting the cart before the horse where DHS and other federal agencies are looking to put money toward drone use without looking at what it means for privacy and civil liberties," said Jennifer Lynch, a lawyer with the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco.

Sunday, August 5, 2012
The Los Angeles Times

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