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Justices: 'Get a Warrant' To Search Cellphones

Justices: 'Get a Warrant' To Search Cellphones

AP (June 25, 2014) — In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants. (June 25) Video provided by AP
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FAA Considers Letting Film/TV Companies Use Drones for First Time

FAA Considers Letting Film/TV Companies Use Drones for First Time

TheStreet (June 3, 2014) — The FAA is reviewing a request by seven film and television companies to use drones when filming. The companies hope to use drones to achieve creative aerial shots, but they also can be less expensive than manned aircraft and some believe, safer. The FAA prohibits the use of unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes due to safety and privacy concerns. The FAA acknowledged that granting the exemptions could have "tangible economic benefits." In order to receive permission, the FAA said the companies must show that their drone operations won't be a safety hazard and would be in the public interest. Video provided by TheStreet
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Australia: Plane Not In Main Search Area

Australia: Plane Not In Main Search Area

AP (May 29, 2014) — Search officials in Australia have concluded that the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing in March is not in the main area where the search was focused. (May 29) Video provided by AP
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Indiegogo Project Wants to Replace Roads With Solar Panels

Indiegogo Project Wants to Replace Roads With Solar Panels

Newsy (May 26, 2014) — An idea to replace roads with solar panels has received more than $1 million of support on crowdfunding site Indiegogo. Video provided by Newsy
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