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Drone First Amendment

Here’s an interesting article on First Amendment implications of growing use of drones by the media.

In California, many cities are starting to consider regulating drone use within their jurisdictions.  Any such regulations will have to survive First Amendment scrutiny and will have to be reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions.  How courts will apply traditional public forum analysis to airspace is one of the many interesting and unknown legal questions presented by advances in drone technology.