Drones and the Freedom of Information Act

redactedIn this hands-on session, experts from MuckRock, EFF, and EPIC will discuss the vital role of public information requests in maintaining an up to date record of the current state of US drone operations (as revealed by the EFF/MuckRock FOIA project). Discussion will focus on the particular challenges associated with getting information on UAV activity in the national airspace, and how public records requests and civic engagement have achieved better transparency on drone certification in domestic airspace.