Since 2011, more than 1.6 million protected migratory birds across the United States have been killed with the blessing of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Private security companies have hired felons, people with mental health issues and former police officers accused of abuse. There are horror stories from nearly every state, and they all point to the same issue: an industry lacking oversight and accountability.
It’s not legal in the U.S. yet, but what role should drones play in actually reporting the news? That was the question a group of more than 100 journalists and technologists sought to answer at TechRaking: Elevating the News in Berkeley, California.