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Mar 16th 2015

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Posting Drone Videos on YouTube Could Get You Into Trouble with FAA: Tech News Today 1216

Is it illegal for Americans to post drone footage on YouTube?
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Is it illegal for Americans to post drone footage on YouTube? The FAA sent a legal notice to a drone enthusiast named Jayson Hanes, informing him that he was breaking the law. The reason is that, because YouTube is monetized through advertising, any drone footage indicates that the flying of the drone in the first place was a commercial use of drones, which currently requires special permission. For the full episode, go to twit.tv/tnt/1216 Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by Cachefly.