Why drone fliers aren't spies or pervs

The perceived threat UAS operators potentially pose to individual privacy has become a rather hot, if not overblown, topic of late. Hopefully, a little humor can help people understand why drone fliers, by and large, really aren't spies or pervs.

WARNING this footage contains a bikini model! 

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Comment by Nathaniel Caner on March 10, 2015 at 1:41pm

Fantastic! I watched it twice. I only wish I had a copy I could pull out and play for all the nay-sayers and privacy nuts I run into!

Regards,

Nathaniel ~KD2DEY

Comment by Dave Giles on March 10, 2015 at 3:08pm

Nathanial,

My apologies for not also including a direct link to the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnVjrIz0xrc

You can easily download the video in several different formats (FLV-240p MP4-360p MP4-720p) by going to savefrom.net and entering the Youtube link above. They also have addons / extensions for most popular web browsers to make downloading Youtube videos even easier.

Comment by Nick Fleming on March 10, 2015 at 4:51pm

I was just having a conversation this morning at work with someone about flying my UAS.  And of course the stupid question of spying on people with it came up.  I wish I would have had this video on me at the time, because it debunks that stupid question and really shows them what you can actually see.

Comment by James Slizewski on March 10, 2015 at 7:03pm

Nice! My boss knows I fly near the park where she lives and recently asked me what I (and those who fly with me) are doing. Are we spying on people? I said no. I fly a plane and use it to practice taking photos of the ground so I can stitch together and the other guys race quads. No one is interested in what people are doing. I still think she was a bit afraid. 

Comment by Tobias Witting on March 11, 2015 at 1:27am

I like it a lot. Very nice fact based approach with easy to understand examples!

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