New rules for drones

By | Thursday November 12th, 2015

MEPs adopted a report on the safe use of unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones on the 29th of October.  They feel new rules are needed in order to boost development without too much red tape to deter investment.

The Commission proposal will contain an update to simplify the integration of drones in the legal framework of civil aviation.

The report touches all the most important issues: from the risks associated with the flight of drones to the measures needed to prevent damage to investment and the take-off of the industry, not to mention problems related to privacy and data protection.

The report is available here

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About Andrea Castello

Andrea Castello is a professional working in the Information Systems Domain. He is graduated in Management Engineering. Since 2006 he work as consultant, trainer and auditor with focus in Management System (ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO/IEC 27001), Risk Analysis & Management and Privacy. Lead Auditor ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 20000-1, ISO 22301 Trainer qualified ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO 22301, ITIL Foundation.

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  1. Guglielmo Troiano

    Moreover, the “Art. 29 Working Party” published the Opinion no. 1/15 on Privacy and Data Protection Issues relating to the Utilisation of Drones ( which provides, among other things, a clear set of recommendations in the processing of personal data by drones. Compliance with the provisions of Italian Privacy Code (and statements of Opinion n. 1/15) is essential to avoid incurring heavy fines or claims for damages for unlawful processing of personal data.

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