Drone Security After White House BreachPlay
Secret Service officials announced Monday that a drone that crashed on White House grounds and caused a brief lockdown was a small remote-controlled quadcopter, sold in stores.
The event was deemed no threat, but it did raise questions concerning safety in the age of cheap, flyable technology capable of carrying objects and streaming video.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins spoke with Katie Boehret of the tech news site Re/code for a look at drone safety regulations in Washington and across the country — and how officials are planning to prevent another similar situation.
- Katie Boehret, Deputy reviews editor & senior reviewer at Re/code. She tweets @KatieBoehret.
This segment aired on January 27, 2015.