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Editorial: A little drone on Mars shows we can be great

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter can be seen on Mars as viewed by the Perseverance rover’s rear Hazard Camera on April 4, 2021. (Credit: NASA) As we on the North Fork and across America ponder the atrocious mess our national politicians have made of this country, there’s one thing we don’t seem …

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Military, Hancock were wrong to keep Reaper drone crash a secret (Editorial)

The 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field routinely flies remote-controlled MQ-9 Reaper drones over our homes, schools, businesses, roads and lakes. When a drone crashes, it’s more than an embarrassment to the military. It’s a matter of public concern. It’s dismaying that we’re only learning now about a Reaper that …

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Editorial: Drones are just one instrument of the surveillance regime

THE admission by various police authorities that they now deploy drones to monitor protest events and political demonstrations is presented in the first case as an issue of accountability — not just of the police but other bodies — and additionally as a safety issue. Civil liberties campaigners at Liberty …

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Editorial: Leashing the drones | Times Colonist

Weather and labour disruptions might delay flights out of Victoria International Airport from time to time. But your flight off the Island shouldn’t be held up by an irresponsible person flying a drone. The federal government is bringing in new rules to clamp down on those who fly the small …

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EDITORIAL: Dealing with drones | Editorials | Opinion

As recent events at the Gatwick and Heathrow airports have shown, a small drone — or even just the possible sighting of a drone — can be a big problem. Just before Christmas, flights were brought to a halt by a drone sighting in Gatwick’s airspace. More than 1,000 flights …

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[Editorial] Let the Games End – Caribbean Business

Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the Jan. 10-16, 2019, issue of Caribbean Business. Not two weeks into the New Year, congressional oaths to public service freshly sworn—the United States and its territories remain hostage to a dangerous game of political one-upmanship being waged by President Donald Trump, who insists …

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EDITORIAL: Drone technology taking over the health sector | The New Times

Several articles have passed through this newspaper highlighting technological developments in the country. Most of us have come to take it for granted that we never see what we have until some visitor points it out. In fact, technology has literally taken over our lives that one wonders how we …

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