This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
Always On: Molly Rant: don't overreact on drone privacy
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

Always On: Molly Rant: don't overreact on drone privacy

1:18 /

Personal drone surveillance might be inevitable, but Molly hopes common sense and neighborly communication will prevail.

Now, while I appreciate Chris Anderson's insistence that the 3DR Drones are primarily meant for agriculture uses, I think we can all agree that that is adorably naïve. After all the history of technology, is the history of people coming up with ways to use technology that were never originally intended. And I can already think of some uses for drones that I'm not completely comfortable with. I mean this is new technology and I think all of us can imagine that they might be flying outside the window equipped with all kinds of stuff like cameras and Wi-Fi onboard. But this tech is still working itself out. And we shouldn't write a bunch of bad laws that could infringe on people's first amendment rights or shut down this technology before it even gets started. States are working on their own laws and that's a good thing. If you see your neighbor flying a drone over your house and pointing a camera at you, by all means call the cops. But maybe we should have a conversation before we bring in the big gun to the law. I think we can probably work this thing out. Excuse me. Come here.
  • This is the interactive sidebar!

    Click any icon for more information as they appear--don't worry, we'll pause the video and wait for you to come back.

  • Links Polls Galleries
  • Video Review

New releases

Golden iPads, larger Nexus phone...
2:43 October 1, 2014
Hype for Apple's next iPad grows with reports of a gold model, Google's Nexus 6 may stretch in size, and Microsoft...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,559: The Tetris...
29:21 October 1, 2014
Today we start off with a pumpkin spice Oreo cookie taste test, come up with better plotlines for the Tetris...
Play video
TiVo Roamio OTA: great cord-cutting...
1:48 October 1, 2014
TiVo Roamio OTA is an excellent DVR but its monthly fee structure makes it too expensive for people cutting...
Play video
The LG Unify cuts corners, but...
2:13 October 1, 2014
The $130 LG Unify offers strong battery life and a flexible subscription plan, but little else.
Play video
Cracking Open: Apple iPhone 6
3:58 October 1, 2014
Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6 and shows you how Apple made the phone easier to open and repair.
Play video
A fun if not completely awe inspiring...
2:36 October 1, 2014
The Moccamaster KBG 741 AO may come in lots of fun shades and makes less mess but can't match Technivorm's...
Play video
Lifestyle blogs
1:03 September 30, 2014
If you're looking for one-stop inspiration for recipes, fashion and crafts, turn to your phone's app store....
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 060: Windows 10,...
27:42 September 30, 2014
On today's show, we dive into Windows 10 and some of its new features, get excited about Netflix's plan to...
Play video