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Sweden passes restrictive rules for “camera drones”

Sweden passes restrictive rules for “camera drones”

October 25, 2016 14:58 | By | Add a Comment

The use of camera-carrying RC models, multicopters and drones has been ruled illegal by the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden. In addition to requiring a license, they are now classified as “surveillance cameras”, requiring them to adhere to the same rules regarding privacy protection as a camera that’s set up for 24/7 monitoring.¬†Interestingly enough, mobile phones equipped with cameras are not classified as surveillance cameras, neither are cameras mounted overhead swedish highways.

Overnight, FPV flying has been ruled illegal in Sweden.

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