Disinfo.com Note: Some commenters have stated this is not Occupy-related, when you have a movement without hierarchy this can be expected to happen. Disinformation is more concerned about the counter-tech to observe activism, so that is why we posted this story. Spencer Ackerman reports at Wired’s Danger Room:
The proliferation of drones throughout the military — and into civilian law enforcement — can make it feel like we’re living in an airborne panopticon. But flying robots are agnostic about who they train their gaze upon, and can spy on cops as easily as they can spy on civilians.
In the video above, protesters in Warsaw got a drone’s eye view of a phalanx of police in riot gear during a heated Saturday demonstration. The drone — spotted by Wired editor-in-chief and drone-builder Chris Anderson — was a tiny Polish RoboKopter equipped with a videocamera.
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