President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a Bay Area activist shouting about drones and detainees in Cuba as he delivered a speech on national security Thursday.
No longer exclusively used by the military, drones are increasingly being used by groups and private individuals. As drones become even more popular, and with very few rules regarding their use, privacy experts are worried.
Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern will present his plan to the Board of Supervisors on Thursday.
The City of Berkeley was on the brink of banning the small, unmanned aircraft commonly known as drones from hovering overhead.
The ACLU claims that that county officials have been perusing the use of drones in secrecy, and are planning to use them for surveillance and intelligence gathering, not simply search and rescue.
The Obama Administration is touting its efforts to secure the U.S. border with Mexico, and unmanned aircraft will be used used to help border agents from the Gulf of Mexico to California.