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ICYMI: FBI looking into LA fiber cuts, Super Bowl

*Twitch **Plays* Super Bowl Drone needs to be a thing.
On 20 Jan 2016 17:43, "Scott Whyte" <swhyte at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 1/20/16 08:25, Naslund, Steve wrote:
>> Helicopters near the Super Bowl are cleared to be there and are flown by
>> vetted professional pilots.  A human pilot in a helicopter presumably has
>> some kind of qualification to be there while a drone (although I don't like
>> that word) could be flown by any moron with a couple hundred bucks.  I also
>> think the government is going completely overboard with the "drone threat"
>> but in the case of the Super Bowl, there should definitely be a reasonable
>> restriction on drone flights, ANY flight for that matter.  I think
>> reasonable drone pilots would agree with that.
> Can't wait for autonomous drones in the $50 range.  And the autonomous
> counter-drones.
>> Steven Naslund
>> Chicago IL
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of
>> Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 9:46 AM
>> To: Rafael Possamai
>> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: ICYMI: FBI looking into LA fiber cuts, Super Bowl
>> On Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:41:31 -0600, Rafael Possamai said:
>>> I fail to see how drones relate to fiber cuts and the superbowl. Did
>>> the article author just throw that in there? The news helicopter
>>> getting aerial footage also poses a risk, so not sure what's special
>>> about drones.
>> Drones don't cost $200 per hour to keep in the air, and they're not as
>> obvious as a helicopter.  So it becomes a lot easier to get in there and
>> grab some unauthorized video....