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Drones – a Threat to Personal Integrity?

The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court (Sw. Högsta förvaltningsdomstolen) has ruled that drones equipped with a camera are covered by the Swedish Camera Surveillance Act [1]. The court stated that the camera drone can be used for personal monitoring, although it is not the purpose and that the camera therefore is to be regarded as a surveillance camera. The judgement means that those who want to fly a drone with a camera in public places are obliged to apply for a license for camera surveillance. Opponents say that the judgement jeopardizes a complete industry and that the use of new technologies, important to society, is aggravated.

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