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  • US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones The Massachusetts Democrat teamed with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a Vermont Democrat, on a bill to create safeguards to protect the privacy of individuals from the expanded...
  • Jeffrey M. McCall: In Facebook case, Supreme Court must offer guide to defining threat

    The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most social media postings connect people to ideas, news, fun and each other. There is, however, a dark and demented...
  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic...
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...
  • What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport

    What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport
    Officials generally agree that the Burbank Bob Hope Airport passenger terminal is cramped, outdated and obsolete. Opened 85 years ago, the terminal is so close to the runway that it does not meet federal design safety standards. The terminal also doesn'...
  • Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash

    Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash
    A single-engine plane crashed in a marshy area within a Palm Beach County wildlife refuge Monday, killing its two passengers and sending rescue workers trudging through knee-high mud and dense brush to reach it. The victims had not been identified late...
  • FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't

    FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't
    The Federal Aviation Administration over the weekend¬†released proposed rules for small drones for commercial use. Some have said the move has the potential to dramatically change the nation's airspace for years to come.¬† “Technology is advancing...
  • Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules

    Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules
    Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared. "It'...
  • Proposed FAA rules would limit commercial drone use

    Proposed FAA rules would limit commercial drone use
    Federal officials unveiled proposed rules Sunday for the operation of small commercial drones, potentially opening the skies to greater use of unmanned aircraft to perform tasks such as inspecting bridges, assisting in search-and-rescue operations, taking...
  • FAA proposes rules for use of commercial drones

    FAA proposes rules for use of commercial drones
    Federal officials unveiled new proposed rules Sunday for the operation of small commercial drones, opening the skies to greater use of unmanned aircraft to perform tasks including inspecting bridges, assisting in search-and-rescue operations, taking...
  • Airline passengers behaved better than ever in 2014

    Airline passengers behaved better than ever in 2014
    Remember the Knee Defender? The devious device that clips on to the airline seat in front of you to prevent that passenger from reclining and encroaching on your legroom? Thanks to some high-profile incidents involving hostile passengers and flight...