Rien de spécial concernant l’intégrité des autorités us: le fbi utiise des drones sur le territoire américian depuis 2006 et personne ne le savait, vraiment. A la pointe les américains, vraiment. Et visiblement c’est une maladie qui va se répandre, à en croire cet article. Bientôt la guerre des drone?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States has been using domestic drones since 2006 but has failed to codify rules to protect privacy rights.
A recent report by the US Department of Justice’s inspector general, Michael Horowitz, has shown that the use of domestic drones in the US is not limited to the FBI and is even expected to expand.
According to the Justice Department’s internal watchdog, the FBI’s domestic drone use since 2006 has cost over $3 million as of May while the department has also granted $1.26 million to local police departments for drones.
Meanwhile, the use of domestic drones in the US is expected to expand to the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive.
Moreover, the US Marshals Service and Drug Enforcement Administration, both components of the US Justice Department, have purchased and tested drones for domestic use.
This comes as civil rights activists have raised concerns that the use of drones for spying purposes in the US would create a “surveillance society” in which authorities are allowed to monitor, track, record, and scrutinize every movement of citizens.
The Justice Department’s report also acknowledged that the use of domestic drones in the US has raised “unique concerns about privacy and the collection of evidence.”