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Maine Bill Seeks to Protect Children from Drone Surveillance

A proposal from Republican Rep. John Andrews would work to protect children's privacy

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A Republican lawmaker in Maine is hoping to pass a bill he says would protect children in the state from unauthorized surveillance by drones.

The proposal from Rep. John Andrews of Paris would create a new state law the legislator says would “prevent unauthorized drone spying on a person in their domicile where they have an expectation of privacy.''

Andrews is asking the state's Legislative Council to allow his proposal to go through despite the fact a legislation deadline has passed. The Legislative Council is expected to discuss whether to consider the proposal this session on Thursday.

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