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Drone industry releases ethics code

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posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 03:49 PM
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Drone industry releases ethics code


www.washingtontimes.com

The drone industry on Monday unveiled its first-ever “code of conduct” policy, designed to protect the privacy of those on the ground and ensure the sector adheres to safety standards as the popularity and usage of unmanned aerial vehicles continue to grow.

Released by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the guidelines focus on three principals: safety, professionalism and respect. They include promises that the industry will properly test all drones before flight, comply with all laws governing aircraft, respect the privacy of individuals and work to better educ
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posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 03:49 PM
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This is a story we are all probably very familiar with, and have been discussing for some time now. The code of conduct is set forth to curtail public concerns expressed by citizens and regulators alike.

The additional news link provided below has a link to a pdf which further defines the code of conduct. Such as Safety concerns, professionalism, respect and transparency.

www.washingtontimes.com
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posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 04:13 PM
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Just because they have a so call "code of conduct" doesn't mean that the "patriot act" cannot be utilized at will by the different agencies of the government behind the drones attack that will very soon be infecting our nations skies in the name of for your safety and the well being of the American sheep.



posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 04:21 PM
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How about we Apply Isaac Asimov 3 laws.

They are robots, remote controlled or not.

We shouldn't be using machines to kill. it takes the cost of war, and makes it to easy to go to war.

It should be a hard choice to kill another human, not a push of a button.



posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 05:32 PM
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And pigs fly .... the only thing they care about is earning their bloodmoney ... not a single corporation on the face of this planet with ethics .... least of all one that makes things designed and used to murder and oppress people ...

but the american public will be stupid enough to actually believe them ....



posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 06:21 PM
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And this will help innocent Afghan/Pakistani families blown up by these things how?

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posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 06:23 PM
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lol.

That's like McDonald's putting out a healthy food guide.

In the end, the food is still crap.



~Tenth
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posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 06:25 PM
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The code of conduct is a 1 page code of conduct.. It states only 4 words..

You are all screwed...


Have a nice day...



posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 08:03 PM
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Originally posted by Daedal

The drone industry on Monday unveiled its first-ever “code of conduct” policy, designed to protect the privacy of those on the ground and ensure the sector adheres to safety standards as the popularity and usage of unmanned aerial vehicles continue to grow.

Released by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the guidelines focus on three principals: safety, professionalism and respect. They include promises that the industry will properly test all drones before flight, comply with all laws governing aircraft, respect the privacy of individuals and ....






Kinda like trying to close the gate after the horses have left the corral.

The minute the CIA and Washington started murdering people with drones -- pretty much defined the industry. Drones are weapons used by powerful psychopaths. Nothing more, nothing less.



posted on Jul, 2 2012 @ 09:22 PM
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I know, right? What the hell are they up there for, then? Just to watch them fly around? 30,000 drones, just flying around? They have some purpose--and we'll see soon enough whether it's to our advantage....



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