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 Drone Owners Register called for by UK House of Lords

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Date posted: 10/03/2015

If you own a car, you have to register it with a government agency. Until now, if you own a remote-operated or quasi-independent flying vehicle, you've not had to. In the wake of drones operated by unknown persons buzzing close to secure locations in both London and Paris, several European Union powers are calling for a registration system, so they can differentiate legally owned drones from those more likely to be up to nefarious purposes and penalise those who fly legal drones where they shouldn't be, or where they pose a danger to others.

The recommendation was made by the United Kingdom's House of Lords EU Committee, which has been looking into what rules are needed to safeguard the use of unmanned aircraft.

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