Veteran for Peace Forum Public Access interview with Trudy Cooper of a local organization, Oregonians for Drone Control, announcing an upcoming event on August 7, 2014.|
Thursday, August 7, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
First Unitarian Church, SW 12th and Salmon, downtown Portland
[YouTube] Oregonians for Drone Control
Drones are on the cutting edge of an enormously expanding technological movement. The industry is growing faster than legislation and privacy safeguards. Many people have skin in that game, including hobbyists and the military, all pushing for total freedom for these drones.
But there are concerns, many serious concerns regarding how these drones are currently used and how they my be used in the future. Police apartments nationwide see them as tools for crowd control and possibly worse. It's the wild west out there, and our elected leaders are taking their usual sweet time attending to the problem.