If You Fly a Drone, so Can PoliceSlate (2016)
Written for Slate's Future Tense.
According to the U.S. Constitution, the more you fly your drone, the more police can fly theirs. “Come on,” you might reply, “that hoary document”—and, yes, sorry to make you the sort who drops words like hoary—“that hoary document surely says nothing about drones.” But in fact it does. At least it does as interpreted by the courts. In particular, it is how they interpret the Fourth Amendment. So, to understand this aspect of drones, we first must understand this provision of the Bill of Rights...
- fourth amendment,
Publication DateMay 26, 2016
Citation InformationStephen E Henderson. "If You Fly a Drone, so Can Police" Slate (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephen_henderson/52/