PDC Update on Singer vs. City of Newton

Analysis below of the impact this recent decision of a federal court in Massachusetts will have on state and local laws and regulations pertaining to drones. The case, Singer v. City of Newton, involves an… Read More

Making it Illegal to Conduct Surveillance

by Kevin Pomfret, PDC General Counsel. Another type of legislation makes it illegal to use UAS to conduct surveillance. One of the biggest challenges with this type of legislation for an operator will be knowing… Read More

Just What is a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

By Kevin Pomfret, PDC General Counsel. Some legislation would make it illegal to take an image in violation of an individual’s reasonable expectation of privacy. One of the major challenges with this type of UAS… Read More

Understanding Privacy Legislation

By Kevin Pomfret, PDC General Counsel. There are several reasons why it is important for companies operating UAS to understand the differences in the types of UAS privacy legislation. First, companies operating in more than… Read More

Legislating Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Understanding the evolving federal, state and local landscape on drones and privacy laws. Kevin Pomfret, PDC Legal Counsel, wrote an in-depth article for Claims Management Magazine that walks the reader through the changing landscape of… Read More