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Dutch Parliamentarian Questions Drone Use

PRIVACY LAW—THE NETHERLANDS

March 19, 2013

Police in The Netherlands are increasingly using remote-controlled helicopters to trace burglars and ferret out illegal marijuana crops, but now D66 Parliamentarian Gerard Schouw has asked the Justice Ministry to explain the implications of the use of these drones on privacy, reports DutchNews.nl. Further, Vincent Böhre of the group Privacy First has declared their use illegal, saying it’s a form of camera supervision prohibited by Dutch law.
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