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http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-public-concerns-police-drones-092712/ A third of public fears police use of drones By JOAN LOWY - The Associated Press Posted : Thursday Sep 27, 2012 15:13:33 EDT WASHINGTON — More than a third of Americans worry their privacy will suffer if drones like those used to spy on U.S. enemies overseas become the latest police tool for tracking suspected criminals at home, according to an Associated Press-National Constitution Center poll. Congress has directed the Federal Aviation Administration to come up with safety regulations that will clear the way for routine domestic use of unmanned aircraft within the next three years. The government is under pressure from a wide range of interests to open U.S. skies to drones. Oil companies want them to monitor pipelines. Environmentalists want them to count sea lions on remote islands. Farme...

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