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Florida man arrested for allegedly shooting down a delivery drone | TechCrunch Minute

As deep-pocketed companies like Amazon, Google and Walmart invest in and experiment with drone delivery, a phenomenon reflective of this modern era has emerged. Drones are being shot out of the sky. While incidents are rare, a recent arrest in Florida, in which a man allegedly shot down a Walmart drone, raises questions of what…

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As deep-pocketed companies like Amazon, Google and Walmart invest in and experiment with drone delivery, a phenomenon reflective of this modern era has emerged. Drones are being shot out of the sky. While incidents are rare, a recent arrest in Florida, in which a man allegedly shot down a Walmart drone, raises questions of what the legal ramifications are.

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  1. @RosserNFT

    July 9, 2024 at 11:48 am

    😂

  2. @Meowtomee

    July 9, 2024 at 11:58 am

    Drone package stealing is gonna be a thing. I bet a million on this.

    • @Wagmiman

      July 10, 2024 at 10:30 pm

      Drones have cameras on them. It’s not gonna be huge

    • @Meowtomee

      July 11, 2024 at 12:19 am

      @Wagmiman  What’s a camera gonna do? Drones don’t have a license plate. Cars are big and have license plates, and yet they get stolen all the time.

    • @Wagmiman

      July 11, 2024 at 11:39 am

      @@Meowtomee Oh I get it. You were saying stealing drones will become as much of an issue as cars or bikes for example. Yeah most likely that will happen.

  3. @somali4154

    July 9, 2024 at 1:02 pm

    What if the falling debris kills an innocent on the ground?

  4. @NETBotic

    July 9, 2024 at 3:43 pm

    UAS delivery in populated areas will always be problematic. I love UAS but I also love some privacy at home. It doesn’t mention how far away the drone was, but if this guy hit it, something tells me it was too close.

  5. @BaxterTidwell

    July 16, 2024 at 2:27 pm

    Vocal Fry is strong with this one. Unlistenable.

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