Logistically, some sort of air traffic control system is going to need to be in place if the future is really going to include drone package delivery, medical drones , internet-delivery drones , and, of course, massive police surveillance . The skies are going to get too crowded and it’s too easy for bad actors to use drones for nefarious purposes . Even when people have no ill intent, the remote-controlled devices can cause chaos. Earlier this week , two planes fighting wildfires in Colorado had to prematurely drop their flame-retardant payloads because of drones flying in the area—a screwup that cost the US Forest Service somewhere between $16,000 and $20,000.
In a July post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was “open to working with members of Congress and anyone else” to protect net neutrality. It’s possible that meaningful collaboration is happening behind the scenes—the committee spokesperson told Gizmodo that the companies invited by the committee are participating in backchannel discussions—but it’s annoying that the conversation isn’t happening in a public hearing next week, especially given the overwhelming public interest . Ultimately the result is less transparency for the millions of citizens who’ve followed the net neutrality debate, all because the committee only wanted to speak to CEOs, and the CEOs, perhaps fearing the outcome of a public grilling, refused suck it up and testify.
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