Reply to post: Re: Confused...

Uncle Sam is asking Americans if they could refrain from slapping guns on their drones

Jellied Eel Silver badge

Re: Confused...

"Operating a drone that has a DANGEROUS weapon attached"

Is there any other type?

It's always been a problem in law. Like 'dangerous driving'. Did I hit anything? If no, how was it dangerous? Rest is probably context.

So a drone carrying a civil servant is probably less dangerous than an open bottle of FOOF in a Tesla. Attach a release mechanism and a guidance kit to said civil servant, and it could consitute a bit more danger to an innocent member of the public than said civil servant would be capable of if they were sitting behind their desk. I guess that would come down to which represents the greater threat, the civil-servant as a glide bomb, or one just doing it's job.

This could also be an interesting test case and ruling..

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