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There is huge potential for consumer and commercial Unmanned Aerial Devices (UADs), more commonly known as drones,  but only if business models can be practical, legally compliant and safe.  There are concerns that current laws cannot adequately deal with challenges posed by widespread use of UADs.   If the legal environment becomes too restrictive, the predictions for the growth of UADs in our lives start to look over-optimistic.  On the other hand, if it is too relaxed or fails properly to address the risks of using UADs, the consequences of abuse or misuse could be extremely serious.  This month, Download looks at the key legal issues around UADs.

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