EDITORIAL: Drone Use Will Heighten Privacy Issues
April 18--It's simple to explain Google's and Facebook's sudden, intense interest in drone technology: An estimated 65 percent of the world's population today lacks Internet access, and flying robots probably can connect those 4.5 billion potential users to the rest of us. Talk about expanding markets. Even the Silicon Valley mind boggles. Engineers think they can mount lightweight broadband equipment on drones and keep them aloft for days, weeks or months to make connections from the...