US Senators from both parties lamented the lack of privacy protections under current FAA guidelines for operating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS), possibly paving the way for future legislative action. Their concerns were aired during the May 8 US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on drone integration into the NAS. At the hearing, Sen. Ed Markey (D–Massachusetts) grilled FAA director UAS Integration Office Earl ...

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