Bill to Require Warrant for Drone Surveillance

AUGUSTA - The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine is working to create limits on the use of unmanned drones for surveillance by law enforcement.
 
A public hearing was held at the state house today for a bill which would require law enforcement to possess a warrant before using unmanned aerial vehicles for surveillance.

ACLU officials say it's important to protect the right to privacy and freedom from unreasonable search and seizure.
 
The bill would not protect against drones that can be purchased for recreational use.
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Kristin Hosfelt joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in September of 2012. Pursuing a career in TV news has been a dream of hers since she first stepped foot in a news studio at 12-years-old. She has a true passion for storytelling and loves knowing each day working in the field, will be different than the day before.

She's a California native and a graduate of San Jose State University with a BS in broadcast journalism. She previously worked as a reporter, anchor, and producer for SJSU's student-run newscast, and interned at KCRA News in Sacramento, CA and NBC Bay Area in San Jose, CA.

When she's not in the newsroom she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling. She's a Packers Shareholder, a cross fit junkie and she's always looking for the best place to get Mexican food.

She's thrilled to be here on the east coast and if you see her around be sure to say hello!

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