You are here

FAA Task Force recommends registration for drones over 9 ounces

Citations

GoGeomatics references Marc Scribner on the FAA's plan to regulate drones.

However, there is considerable doubt that the FAA will be able to effectively enforce the new rules. Many of the affected drones as so small that they will be hard to track if their owners refuse to cooperate. The task force also did not include any enforcement guidelines in its report.

Marc Scribner, a transportation expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, an advocacy group for limited government, told USA Today that the registry “will almost certainly result in litigation” because of a 2012 law prohibiting the FAA from regulating “model aircraft” for “hobby or recreational use.”

Read the full article at GoGeomatics.