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Wks: Drones and Surveillance

This workshop is designed to provide the student with a basic knowledge of the issues relating to... read more drone and satellite usage in a variety of situations. The workshop will focus more on the issues relating to drones and surveillance, but other issues such as satellite use will also be addressed.

Consideration will be given to the use of drones and satellites to perform both commercial and military/intelligence tasks and the policy issues raised by use of drones in domestic (US) and international airspace. Issues of privacy, the 4th Amendment right to be free from intrusive searches and seizures, and the legal regimes that affect the use of drones and satellites will be discussed. The impact of changing technical capabilities and potential collisions with civil liberties in these and other areas will be addressed.

This workshop will deal with the technical, policy, and legal issues involved in these subjects. It will provide the student with a working understanding of the issues involved in the current use of drones and overhead surveillance and will provide a look at the future uses and limitations, examining how civil liberties are and can be balanced against security interests.

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NPTG 8587

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Spring 2022 - MIIS, MIIS Workshop

NPTG8587A-S22 Workshop (Moore)