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Boeing blocks drone legislation.
by anon
Monday Mar 18th, 2013 4:12 PM
if you ever wondered who rules...
Seattle cops were forced to give up their drones after citizen outcry.

But that's not nearly the end of the story. Boeing has blocked Washington state drone legislation - they say it would be bad for business. I don't know - if you kill everyone then who will fly on your airplanes?

(Sorry for corp reposts but they seem to be the only ones reporting!)

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