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Law Professor To Gun Owners: Don't Shoot Drones

Maybe it was inevitable. Late last month, New Jersey man Russell Percenti, irritated by the site of a drone flying above his yard, shot the robotic intruder from the sky.The drone was owned by Percenti's neighbor, who says he was using it to take photos of a construction site.

Percenti was arrested for possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and criminal mischief. 

So does a homeowner ever have a right to defend his or her property from a drone?


Ryan Calo, assistant professor University of Washington School of Law
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