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Submission + - Drones for Peace $100 journalist UAV (suasnews.com)

garymortimer writes: "DronesForPeace provides the key capabilities of a surveillance drone at a world changing price; $100 drones distributed in bulk by journalists to crowdsource the video coverage of a natural or political disaster.

DronesForPeace proliferates aerial video in the same way cell phone cameras provided the story on the ground in recent events like the Arab spring.

Like a robotic carrier pigeon, we carry the footage miles away from the conflict to those who can spread the message."

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