The Sky May Be the Limit: Local Drone Regulation and Federal Preemption

Huerta that the FAA could not require registration of model aircraft. But the Singer court found the FAA expressly stated federal registration was the exclusive means for registering UAS in navigable airspace, thereby preempting Newton’s ordinance.

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Massachusetts Judge Sides With Drone Operator in Federal Preemption Case

Singer, a non-hobbyist, FAA-certified unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pilot residing in Newton, challenged parts of the city’s drone ordinance, which was enacted on Dec. 19. Specifically, Singer challenged the city’s own registration requirement …

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Enrique Iglesias Arrested: Singer Gets Ready For His Day In Court

Enrique Iglesias was arrested in Miami in May, and news of that arrest is now making headlines. Police arrested Enrique Iglesias and charged him with obstruction of justice after he tried to pull a fast one on them on May 6, according to Us Magazine. The singer and his manager, Abel Tabuyo, were driving on Enrique Iglesias Arrested: Singer Gets Ready For His Day In Court is an article from: The …

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Peter Singer: How a future World War III could be a cyberconflict

In his forthcoming technothriller “Ghost Fleet,” Peter Singer explores how global conflicts might play out in the 2020s. Mr. Singer, a strategist at the New America think tank in Washington, is also a consultant for the Pentagon and FBI, spoke with Passcode about his novel, due out later this month. Passcode: Your new novel, “Ghost Fleet,” looks at what a global war in the 2020s might look like.

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Enrique Iglesias grabs drone during concert, bloody mess ensues

Singer Enrique Iglesias on Sunday showed what can happen if you get your fingers caught up in the propellers of a quadcopter – and it ain’t pretty. The Spanish performer was on stage at a concert in Mexico when the bloody incident occurred. The post Enrique Iglesias grabs drone during concert, bloody mess ensues appeared first on Digital Trends .

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Not all drones are created equal

This post follows ” An Illustrated History of the Drone ,” Mashable ‘s first animated mini-documentary about the history of drone technology . On Nov. 20, we hosted a Google Hangout with Peter W. Singer, top-notch strategist and senior fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington D.C., and Arthur Holland Michel, co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College in …

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Nerval’s Lobster (2598977) writes “It’s a weird time to be Spider-Man. Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man,’ which made its debut in 2002, proved (along with Brian Singer’s ‘X-Men,’ released in 2000) that superhero movies could appeal to the mass market, provided they were done right. With or without his Spider-Man mask, Peter Parker (played in Raimi’s movie and its two sequels by Tobey Maguire) made for an …

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