Deep Dive Episode 198 – Eyes to The Sky: Privacy, Property, Innovation, and Commerce in The Age Of The Drone

Drones are rapidly becoming part of our everyday lives, and society will soon need to grapple with profound issues related to property, privacy, and nuisance. While drones are aircraft, the laws governing aircraft may soon be challenged as drones operate closer to the ground and in airspace never before occupied by manmade flying objects. The unique flying capability of drones is what makes them so valuable and is what will challenge settled laws, individual rights, and liberties.

The editor and two of the co-authors of “Eyes to the Sky: Privacy and Commerce in the Age of the Drone” joined us for a panel discussion of these legal and policy issues and more.

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Matthew Feeney

Director, Project on Emerging Technologies

Cato Institute

Brent Skorup

Senior Research Fellow

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Gregory S. Walden



Gregory S. McNeal

Professor of Law and Public Policy, Pepperdine University

Co-Founder, AirMap

Emerging Technology

The Federalist Society and Regulatory Transparency Project take no position on particular legal or public policy matters. All expressions of opinion are those of the speaker(s).

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