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It may surprise you that drones are flying over Nevada. They’re not the killing machines the military is using in Afghanistan, but drones none the less.

Used by law enforcement, farmers, even your nosy neighbors, commercial drones are poised to become a multibillion dollar industry. 

And industry advocates say they’ll revolutionize everything from monitoring gas pipelines to delivering pizza. But, privacy concerns are very real.

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Richard Jost, director with Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas

Hillary Farber, associate professors at UMass School of Law

Steve Hill, director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Bruce Black, consultant with Gannet International

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