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This Colorado town won't let you hunt drones


Drone hunting isn't going to be one Colorado town's new favorite past time. Deer Trail, a tiny city an hour east of Denver, was mulling the idea of letting people shoot down unmanned aerial vehicles that zipped into their skies, but the drone-hunting proposal was rejected yesterday.

Nearly 73 percent of residents voted against a proposal that would have allowed citizens to obtain city-issue permits to hunt drones. The idea was drafted by Phillip Steel as a "symbolic protest against a surveillance society" and it gained popularity as a way to attract tourism and generate revenue for the small 550-person town.

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