Shawn is Projects Editor at the public records intelligence site MuckRock.com (@MuckRock)
Articles by Shawn Musgrave
The bureau is withholding basic information about its unmanned surveillance capabilities, including details that have already been published.
Documents released to Motherboard and MuckRock indicate that local government agencies, like police in Newport News, are considering unmanned balloons as surveillance tools.
Lincoln now joins such like-minded cities as Syracuse and Charlottesville in getting out ahead of the law enforcement drone trend.
Just as the FBI struggled to count its drone inventory, the Defense Department now claims incompetence to track down its own data.
Newly released documents show the FBI hoped to avoid audit scrutiny.
Such testing is key to creating the rules that will allow commercial drones to fly in American skies.
Neither the feds nor the state of New York has come up with ironclad rules around drones and civil liberties.
The FBI believes it has thorough precedent for legally conducting drone surveillance without warrants.
Hundreds of heavily-redacted documents shed new light on the scope of the Bureau's aerial surveillance ambitions.
Jeff Bezos can make as many stunty announcements and promos as his stockholders can gobble up, but it won’t hasten the day when drones eliminate the need to leave your house for soap.