Gregory S. McNeal, Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy at Pepperdine School of Law, explains the FAA’s distinction between the commercial and the recreational use of drones, questioning whether or not this distinction is important.
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Professor McNeal’s website:
Press Release – FAA Announces Small UAS Registration Rule
How the popular use of drones in Philadelphia creates problems for users
Know before you Fly website:
Why You Should Fully Support the New FAA Drone Regulations: http://www.outsideonline.com/2038621/faa-task-force-releases-its-drone-registration-recommendations
New York Times article concerning drone registration:
Wall Street Journal Article, Regulators Weigh Satellite Tracking for Delivery Drones:
Washington Post Article: