Paparazzi Banned from using Drones to Spy on Celebrities in Calafornia

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday that prohibits the us of drones by the paparazzi to film/photo people on private property. This follows a campaign by several lawmakers an a raft of complaints by celebrities, not least Miley Cyrus and Kanye West.

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Physical invasion of privacy is now defined as flying a done over private land with the purpose of taking footage whether it be a video or picture.

Assemblyman Ian Calderon wrote the legisliate, he has been pishing for tougher drone privacy laws since August last year.

Calderon said:

“At that hearing we learned that the paparazzi have used drones for years to invade the privacy and capture pictures of public persons in their most private of activities –- despite existing law”

Source: Mashable

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