Assemblymember Chau Discusses Privacy Issues Raised by Drones at Assembly Hearing in Los Angeles

Thursday, September 11, 2014

(Los Angeles) – Drone technology has made it easier and cheaper to fly unmanned aerial vehicles to shoot video and a myriad of other things. However, the technology is raising questions regarding personal privacy. California State Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Privacy held a hearing at UCLA to examine the expanded use of drones. Assemblymember Chau was joined by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), Assemblymember Ian Calderon (D-Whittier) and other lawmakers to address the issue. Television news station KPIX covered the story. Watch this Assembly Assets Video to learn more.