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Accidental civilian drone damage is a hazard: military use is hazardous and lethal

“The FT editorial “A drone is not just for Christmas but for life” – ‘Naïve’ – or worse? writes Paul Miners (Lutry, Switzerland) who takes the un-named writer to task: “Your editorial “A drone is not just for Christmas but … Continue reading

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Birmingham drone research award followed by university policy commission

The Economic and Social Research Council, which is largely funded by the government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, awarded £289,412.78 in March this year to Birmingham’s Professor Nicholas Wheeler, Professor Stefan Wolff and Dr David Dunn to investigate “The … Continue reading

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FoR report: ‘Convenient Killing’

Before this website was set up, Drone Wars UK reported the launch of Convenient Killing: Armed Drones and the ‘Playstation Mentality at The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FoR)’s conference about armed drones in September.    In it, FoR urges the government to publish information about … Continue reading

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