Idaho bans warrantless use of government spy drones…

Idaho bans use of government drones without a warrant

Bill: S1134 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sens. Winder and Werk, and signed into law in 2013 by Gov. Otter, S1134 states, “Absent a warrant, and except for emergency response for safety, search and rescue or controlled substance investigations, no person, entity or state agency shall use an unmanned aircraft system to intentionally conduct surveillance of, gather evidence or collect information about, or photographically or electronically record specifically targeted persons or specifically targeted private property…No person, entity or state agency shall use an unmanned aircraft system to photograph or otherwise record an individual, without such individual’s written consent, for the purpose of publishing or otherwise publicly disseminating such photograph or recording.”

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