As with other dual-use technologies, non-lethal drone applications are increasingly becoming both a cause for concern and an exciting area of development.
The important debate on the balance between privacy and security, in itself not new, does not seem to be progressing in a balanced fashion. Important issues are still not being addressed.
Since its rise the Internet has been associated with being a perfect instrument for terrorism and politically motivated extremist groups. But authorities use the Internet as well. Which side benefits most from these technological advances?