Backyard skinny-dippers lack effective laws to keep peeping drones at bay

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  1. Krusty

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    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-26/peeping-drones-backyard-skinny-dippers-and-the-law/8472446

     
  2. gorblimey

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    There may be an answer...
    http://www.watoday.com.au/technolog...alled-in-the-middle-east-20170424-gvrlfl.html

    But ATM I think a small fishing rod and some wire leader could fill the gap. Failing that, a couple of really offensive racist and terrorist posters could be useful: you'd soon find out who was flying the drone :)

    I have seen a US-centric idea posted, that the law should remove the right of ownership from any drone not in the owner's hand, and also permit any drone not in the owner's hand to be disabled and/or destroyed. Unfortunately, I cannot find the source.
     
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    Drone users brazenly breaking laws as burden of proof makes prosecution difficult
     
  5. mirimir

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    Maybe put up a big piece of canvas?
     
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    Hopefully i will not get a fine as it was my son's birthday two days ago and i managed to get the "Mini Drone Thing" into the local park tree's.

    Now i have to buy two new mops and a straw broom as they were stuck in the tree, and also breaking a few propellers on the drone.
     
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    Perpetrators using drones to stalk victims in new age of technology fuelled harassment
    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-01/drones-used-to-stalk-women-in-new-age-of-harassment/10297906
     
  8. EASTER

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    For skinny dippy girls-ladies. It's finally reached that point. Buy a bubbly hot tub and build a porch enclosure for it or bring it indoors-expand the shower dept.

    Oh Gee. Will this ever get more weird ><
     
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    I've read that the risks to airliners had been exaggerated, certainly in terms of weight limits. Not that I'd back leniency on that front, this is not what you want when flying an aircraft.
     
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    in a recent HN thread, I saw some impressive damage from a drone that weighted a few kg hitting a small aircraft wing at ~300 kmph. it was lab testing. They fired drones at wing segments, using a large air gun.
     
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    It doesn't take much to mess up an aircraft engine.
     
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