Georgia House Passes Bill That Would Place Some Limits on Drone Spying; Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

ATLANTA (Mar. 1, 2016) – A Georgia bill that would restrict warrantless drone surveillance by state and local law enforcement passed the state House yesterday. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.

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Hawaii Bill Would Place Limits on Drones; Hinder Federal Surveillance Program

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan. 28, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Hawaii Senate would restrict the warrantless use of drones by state and local law enforcement. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state.

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Ohio Action Alert: Help Stop Drone Spying, Support SB251

Ohio SB251 would restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. It must pass in the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.

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Vermont Action Alert: Help Protect Privacy, Stop Warrantless Drone Surveillance, Support S155

Vermont S.155  would restrict the use of drones by state and local law enforcement, generally prohibit police from obtaining electronic data from service providers without a warrant or judicially issued subpoena, and would also provide some restrictions on sharing of data gathered by automatic license plate readers in the state.

It passed the Senate on Jan. 13 by a unanimous vote, and now must pass in the House Judiciary Committee to move forward.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.

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