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Drones Banned At Boston Marathon, Blamed For British Airways Hit
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impactnow
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4/20/2016 | 12:31:06 PM
Identify and prevent
It is great technology it would be even better if you could prevent drones from entering a no drone area . Relying on law enforcement to get to a drone quickly enough to prevent an issue is risky . The British airways issue should be a wake-up call to airports and airlines around the world .
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4/19/2016 | 12:36:57 PM
Small change?
"The report noted that, according to Goldman Sachs, the commercial drone market is valued at $20 billion annually -- small change beside the $70 billion market for military-use drones."

Since when is 30% of any large amount of money considered "small change". I wouldn't mind if my company made that kind of small change anually...
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4/19/2016 | 9:40:27 AM
May or may not be appropriate
A small number of drones carrying cameras for the purpose of covering the race (or particular runners) might actually be a good thing (ones dropping drinks or snacks, not so much).  Thus, in the future, race organizers might want to consider registering drones and posting rules for their use instead. 


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