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Local TV stations may soon use drones to hover over the scenes of news stories and shoot video. Drones are more cost-effective than helicopters and can get behind the scenes better than cameramen or reporters, says a lawyer for the National Press Photographers Association. He predicts a wave of lawsuits by videotaped people claiming intrusion on "their privacy rights."

 

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