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April 19, 2015
Fanaticus Dramaticus: In-Security




Next step in crowd control: Pepper spraying drones?





A police force in Northern India has purchased 5 drones equipped to drop chemical weapons on mobs.
Drones have been used in aerial surveillance before. Now the city of Lucknow the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, has taken the next step. According to the local police chief “We have managed to work out how to use it to precisely target the mob in winds and congested areas.” More from The Guardian here.

Meanwhile here on the home front:

The Washington Post calls out the latest security efforts from Major League Baseball, labeling the use of metal detectors as “security theater.”





Photo Credit: “California drone before takeoff” by Tomwsulcer – Own work. Licensed under CC0 via Wikimedia Commons