Whether good or bad, everyone seems to have an opinion on drones. Few technological advancements are as hotly debated as drones are right now.
The definition for what constitutes a drone varies, but most people agree that a drone is a remotely-piloted, unmanned aerial vehicle or aircraft. The distinction usually comes in its purpose — commercial or military.
With regard to military use, objections are fairly obvious — people have ethical concerns about “drone strikes,” or the idea that a remotely-piloted aircraft could swoop in on a target and destroy it, especially when that target is a person. On the commercial end, though, arguments are more complicated.
Consumer drone use brings with it privacy concerns (many models have attachable cameras), regulatory issues, and concerns about t...Read More