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No drone for San Mateo County Sheriff's Office

Original post made on Apr 11, 2013

Plans are off for the purchase of a small drone aircraft that would have allowed Sheriff's Office deputies to peer down from the sky, night or day, during search-and-rescue operations or hostage incidents.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 11, 2013, 11:45 AM

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Posted by Ethan
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Apr 11, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Rats! Another opportunity for collective paranoia lost.

"You hide, they seek."
--Thomas Pynchon, Proverbs for Paranoids


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Posted by nothing to hide
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Apr 11, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Drones are just like mandatory criminal background checks for gun buyers. If you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to worry about.


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Posted by ACLU stinks
a resident of Woodside: other
on Apr 11, 2013 at 1:13 pm

"If you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to worry about."

What other civil liberties shall we eliminate?

No need for pesky warrants or just cause. After all, "if you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to worry about."

It's been all downhill since the Magna Carta. And that stupid Bill of Rights!