Drones as the New Peeping Toms?

Can other people use drones to spy on us, potentially for nefarious reasons?

Drones and what role they should play in society (if any) have been a hot topic…

Some legal scholars note that while physically walking onto someone’s land is trespassing, observing private property via air is not. So, if you fly over and around someone’s yard with a drone, you may be fine. The Supreme Court ruled in 1946 that “the air is a public highway.”

Read more:

https://verdict.justia.com/2014/06/26/dronesrearwindow1