Monday, April 3, 2017

Burglars and Peeping Toms Use Drones

UK - Loud music, unkempt gardens and disputed boundaries have long caused acrimony between neighbours. Now technology has brought a new grievance: low-flying drones.

As well as causing arguments between neighbours they have been used by burglars planning raids and to snoop on teenage girls sunbathing.

Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showed that last year forces recorded 3,456 incidents involving drones, nearly ten a day. The true total is likely to be higher as data was not available for all forces. more