The pros and cons of drone delivery

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a ... drone?

Drone holding box.
Companies like Amazon and Walmart are introducing drones for deliveries
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In the age of online shopping, items are constantly being delivered all over the country, all the time. Usually, those deliveries come from planes and trucks, but companies like Amazon and Walmart are toying with a new solution to facilitate deliveries and reduce the manpower required: drones. The remotely operated flying machines can get to any location using GPS coordinates — and can get there quickly. Despite this, their use cannot yet be implemented widely and can also pose logistical and privacy issues. 

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