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European regulator proposes hack protection, geo-awareness for drones

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European regulator proposes hack protection, geo-awareness for drones

European regulator proposes hack protection, geo-awareness for drones FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe’s aviation safety authority has proposed anti-hacking measures and geo-awareness technology for small drones to avoid collisions with aircraft or people, taking an important step toward Europe-wide regulation. The reworked proposal published by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Thursday, which will be the basis for the European Commission to adopt concrete rules later in the year, includes requirements for drones to be remotely identifiable and to recognize when they stray into banned areas. With demand booming, both for hobby and commercial use, European regulators have been looking...

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