Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service
We sure are glad Amazon has such a cozy relationship with the Pentagon. The surveillance state marches on.
Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The delivery drones can be used to record video of consented user’s property to gather data that can be analyzed to look out, say for example, a broken window, or a fire or if a garage door was left open during the day, the patent described.