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FBI Drones Used in U.S.

FBI Director Robert Mueller confirms that Drones have been used inside the United States for surveillance.

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FBI Drones Used in U.S.

Drones are not just used to hunt terrorists in Afghanistan. FBI director Robert Mueller told a Senate committee during the FBI oversight hearing that the bureau has used drones inside the United States for surveillance.

According to Wired, Mueller said that FBI drones are used on U.S. soil in a very, very minimal way and seldom. As long as the FBI is not using armed drones I think we are good. Drones are effective tool for surveillance of dangerous situations. We are also ok with the use of bomb defusing robots. Taking targets out with a drone is though a very different story in my opinion.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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