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Well now we know the feds are spying on us with the drones right here not just overseas.
Today the director of the FBI admitted it Robert Mueller said it's happening here in the United States.
Does the FBI used drones for surveillance on US sort yes.
I wanna go on to a question -- -- well let me just put it in -- -- very very minimal way.
And sell them.
Director Mueller also told a senate committee the feds are establishing guidelines.
For the proper use of those drones obviously.
Those guidelines are not yet in place because there is that listing them.
But as he put it the FBI still exploring that issue.
-- we live in Washington Doug.
-- ship while Mueller -- seemingly innocuous testimony touched off a lot of alarm bells especially given all the recent revelations about surveillance in this country.
Congress had anticipated it -- it anticipates wider use of drones in the years to come.
Represented as Ted Poe and so Lofton have introduced a bill.
That would prohibit drone surveillance of an individual -- their property without a war and would make the use of -- drones over the US illegal.
-- said today there are some cases already on the with some books -- rather some laws on the books that pertained to drove news.
We already have to a certain extent a body of law and that relates to aerial surveillance and and privacy.
Elaine -- helicopters and they have small aircraft like which I think who could well be adapted to the the use of drones.
In a statement after the director's testimony today the FBI said it has -- surveillance aircraft in a very limited circumstances.
It said as an example the FBI utilized the UAV at the crisis site during the -- -- -- hostage barricade situation.
In Alabama earlier this year it out of the FBI must first obtain the approval of the FAA to use the aircraft and a very confined geographic area.
Congressman Poe a points out that by the year 2030.
An estimated 30000.
Drones could be fly in American -- them and Doug -- for.
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