Sinkholes in the sky

Our costly local armies are eager to purchase fleets of unmanned flying drones to fight crime.

“…law enforcement agencies across the United States have voiced a growing interest in using drones for domestic crime-fighting missions.”

The aerospace industry building these unmanned aerial vehicles is lobbying hard for what it calls a huge demand, but the FAA is worried.

The Federal Aviation Administration – the government agency responsible for regulating civil aviation – has been slow in developing procedures for the use of drones by police departments.

“You don’t want one of these coming down on grandma’s windshield when she’s on her way to the grocery store.”

Rather than spending where it matters, robot pork will soon be flying over our homes. Story at IHT