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2014-05-16 11:10:28 AM  
A woman in Virginia Beach, Virginia has complained that a drone operated by a perverted voyeur was filming bathing suit-clad women at a private residential beach

She just assumes the drone operator was a pervert.  She must be a dirty girl.
 
2014-05-16 11:23:35 AM  
This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper. Skies are gonna be filled with drones. Spying on you, hitting your plane when it is in lower altitudes for take offs/landings, hitting your house/car by accident, etc.
 
2014-05-16 11:39:52 AM  
A problem that could be solved by the judicious application of a Frisbee.
 
2014-05-16 12:16:38 PM  

Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper


And by "worse" you mean there will be more videos of scantily clad women on the internet.

How tragic.
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2014-05-16 12:51:54 PM  
The beach has the word "private" in it so other people aren't supposed to see you, even if they have access to the beach too.

I know how she feels.   Every time I go out in my private car and drive around people look right at me.  What part of private don't they understand?  I can tell they see me because they flip me off when I make obscene gestures at them, so they must be looking at me!  Don't they know they are violating my right to be out in plain sight without being seen?

(Actually the safety and annoyance parts are pretty sensible things to have a problem with, but if you go outside in clothing designed to show off your ass, it doesn't make someone a pervert if they look at the ass you are putting on display.)
 
2014-05-16 01:12:42 PM  

James!: A problem that could be solved by the judicious application of a Frisbee.


Supressors on .22 rifles and snakeshot
 
2014-05-16 01:14:14 PM  
Because going OUTSIDE into the open air is private.
And the hyperbole of ass ramming is useless if you don't give an actual distance.
My personal space is 500 miles in any direction, so Im being constantly violated and should have the right to sue.
 
2014-05-16 01:15:10 PM  
Quick activate rule 34, register the drone equivalent of up skirt sites
 
2014-05-16 01:16:11 PM  
If you don't want people gawking at your bikini-clad body, my advice is to take off the bikini. Problem solved.
 
2014-05-16 01:16:18 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: James!: A problem that could be solved by the judicious application of a Frisbee.

Supressors on .22 rifles and snakeshot


Kamikaze Drone Club
Our Mission:
To fly drones, into other drones.
 
2014-05-16 01:16:32 PM  
Needs Stealth...
 
2014-05-16 01:17:26 PM  
Zoom and enhance!
 
2014-05-16 01:17:52 PM  
Whar is video whar?
 
2014-05-16 01:18:11 PM  
That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

I'm wondering if there is a market for hobby grade RC ECM.
 
2014-05-16 01:18:30 PM  
I have a quad copter. It's not a drone. Drones are what the government uses to kill people at wedding parties in other countries.
 
2014-05-16 01:20:06 PM  
Why don't we all just get naked already?
 
2014-05-16 01:20:31 PM  

tinyarena: Smeggy Smurf: James!: A problem that could be solved by the judicious application of a Frisbee.

Supressors on .22 rifles and snakeshot

Kamikaze Drone Club
Our Mission:
To fly drones, into other drones.


Flying BattleBots?

Excuse me while I go rub one out just thinking about it
 
2014-05-16 01:20:36 PM  
Brietbart.com: Personal Drone of the Right-Wing Propaganda Machine
 
2014-05-16 01:22:19 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: A woman in Virginia Beach, Virginia has complained that a drone operated by a perverted voyeur was filming bathing suit-clad women at a private residential beach

She just assumes the drone operator was a pervert.  She must be a dirty girl.


If you are willing to wear bathing suit at a public beach, you should be OK with people watching you, or even taking photos. There is nothing illegal about it.
 
2014-05-16 01:22:53 PM  

fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

I'm wondering if there is a market for hobby grade RC ECM.


Woman clearly indicated that the assault drone was sexually harrassing her and other women.
Trust me, that will get any RC operator in jail.
Welcum to Amerika.
 
2014-05-16 01:22:56 PM  

Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?


Way ahead of ya, buddy.
 
2014-05-16 01:23:37 PM  
If drones start to become a nuisance, especially at low altitudes, I'm going to invest in a competition slingshot or something similar that can't be considered a firearm, and then go out for some target practice.
 
2014-05-16 01:24:02 PM  

fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.


No kidding.  It isn't surprising the number of people that can't tell the difference between RC aircraft and actual drone aircraft.
 
2014-05-16 01:24:03 PM  
Smeggy Smurf:
Flying BattleBots?

Excuse me while I go rub one out just thinking about it


holy crap, yes!  That would put an end to the domination of the annoying wedge bots!
 
2014-05-16 01:24:49 PM  

ManRay: I have a quad copter. It's not a drone. Drones are what the government uses to kill people at wedding parties in other countries.


I always wondered why the quad-copters are called "drones", too. It's an RC aircraft. If it's a drone, then all RC aircraft are drones. And, for that matter, RC cars and boats also would be called drones even though they are not able to travel vertically.  It's all marketing.
 
2014-05-16 01:25:28 PM  
I got nuthin to hide.
 
2014-05-16 01:25:49 PM  
Since they were able to actually confront the operator, it implies that he too had permission to be on the private beach.  In fact, the range on those things is not that great - you more or less have to keep it within sight distance - so ... it's nothing he couldn't have seen if he was there in person himself, which he obviously was.

I dunno what the BFD is, other than it was obviously making a video recording.
 
2014-05-16 01:26:28 PM  

mrmopar5287: fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

No kidding.  It isn't surprising the number of people that can't tell the difference between RC aircraft and actual drone aircraft.


I think most people can, it's just that "drone" had become a kind of phrase for new-world-order evil, and has become overused.
 
2014-05-16 01:27:17 PM  

quietwalker: Since they were able to actually confront the operator, it implies that he too had permission to be on the private beach.  In fact, the range on those things is not that great - you more or less have to keep it within sight distance - so ... it's nothing he couldn't have seen if he was there in person himself, which he obviously was.

I dunno what the BFD is, other than it was obviously making a video recording.


It also implies he might have been trespassing.
 
2014-05-16 01:27:37 PM  

Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.


We know
 
2014-05-16 01:28:15 PM  
Seems like a reasonable response for the ladies would be to just throw a towel at it. Or a water bottle squirt.
 
2014-05-16 01:28:22 PM  

fireclown: mrmopar5287: fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

No kidding.  It isn't surprising the number of people that can't tell the difference between RC aircraft and actual drone aircraft.

I think most people can, it's just that "drone" had become a kind of phrase for new-world-order evil, and has become overused.


I used to refer to teabaggers as "drones" and this whole surveillance state stuff has totally ruined it for me.

Thanks again, Obama!
 
2014-05-16 01:28:51 PM  
Once it leaves the ground it is no longer your drone. It's my skeet target.
 
2014-05-16 01:29:01 PM  
I hooked a mini camera up to one of those water rockets that you pump up.

WATER DRONE!!!!!
 
2014-05-16 01:29:21 PM  

snocone: fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

I'm wondering if there is a market for hobby grade RC ECM.

Woman clearly indicated that the assault drone was sexually harrassing her and other women.
Trust me, that will get any RC operator in jail.
Welcum to Amerika.


I know drones are kinda shaped that way but isn't it usually a bit too big?
 
2014-05-16 01:30:08 PM  
Listen lady if you would have just showed up for the vagina inspections like my flyer stated I would not have had to offer the mobile service.
 
2014-05-16 01:31:36 PM  

Sin_City_Superhero: Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?

Way ahead of ya, buddy.


Me too, guys! But I don't think they'll ever let me back in here at this McDonald's.
 
2014-05-16 01:32:12 PM  

Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.


Wearing no underwear again huh?
 
2014-05-16 01:32:20 PM  

Plant Rights Activist: Smeggy Smurf:
Flying BattleBots?

Excuse me while I go rub one out just thinking about it

holy crap, yes!  That would put an end to the domination of the annoying wedge bots!


Skip to 2:09
 
2014-05-16 01:33:22 PM  
The drone operator attempted to assuage her concern by explaining "It isn't going to hurt you."

Probably meant to Sausage her.
 
2014-05-16 01:34:41 PM  
Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Oh no, think of the children!

Oh god, ok now stop thinking of the children! Please!
 
2014-05-16 01:35:46 PM  
http://youtu.be/VVpjjIoDR9Q
 
2014-05-16 01:36:32 PM  
Perhaps I just play too much FTL, but I sense an opening in the market for an anti-drone drone.
 
2014-05-16 01:36:35 PM  
Problem solved:
galleryplus.ebayimg.com
 
2014-05-16 01:36:37 PM  
I can see personal drone jammers being a thing in the near future. Possibly an iPhone / Andriod app?
 
2014-05-16 01:37:14 PM  

Diogenes: fireclown: mrmopar5287: fireclown: That guy wasn't a drone operator.  He was a guy with an RC copter.

No kidding.  It isn't surprising the number of people that can't tell the difference between RC aircraft and actual drone aircraft.

I think most people can, it's just that "drone" had become a kind of phrase for new-world-order evil, and has become overused.

I used to refer to teabaggers as "drones" and this whole surveillance state stuff has totally ruined it for me.

Thanks again, Obama!


I think it still works.
 
2014-05-16 01:40:30 PM  
Typical.  A woman wears clothes with her tits and ass hanging out then gets mad when a man looks at her tits and ass.
 
2014-05-16 01:41:57 PM  
Wait 'till they start appearing around playgrounds then people will really start freaking out.
 
2014-05-16 01:42:30 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Wearing no underwear again huh?


Best part of working from home.

Although I should I consider swapping out my leather desk chair.
 
2014-05-16 01:43:06 PM  

orclover: Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Oh no, think of the children!

Oh god, ok now stop thinking of the children! Please!


Lulz!
 
2014-05-16 01:43:27 PM  

TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]


I use one of those as a bilge pump for my kayak.

/They are cheap and they float.
 
2014-05-16 01:43:31 PM  

Diogenes: Smeggy Smurf: Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Wearing no underwear again huh?

Best part of working from home.

Although I should I consider swapping out my leather desk chair.


Please, for the love of God, Stop!
 
2014-05-16 01:44:47 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper

And by "worse" you mean there will be more videos of scantily clad women on the internet.


There are enough women more than happy to be filmed clad scantily, or even completely unclad, that there is no need to go perving after women who don't care to be fodder for your kitten-slaying.  I have it on good authority that there are so many hours of video being uploaded per day you could spend the right of your life working out your forearm without ever once needing to look at a video that was taken of someone who didn't want to be filmed.  And yes, I'm sure there's somebody, somewhere, who's response to that was "challenge accepted."

The only "need" that would be addressed by these voyeur-drones would be the "need" to know the video came at the expense of someone who didn't consent to be in it.

So yes, the operator is a creep, and if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be.
 
2014-05-16 01:45:37 PM  
I don't know what side I should go with on this. I would want to knock that drone out of the sky and sell it for parts on ebay. Yet at the same time I'd like to know the quality of said booty in the videos. I mean what if we are talking some really fine women here?

/fit but don't you know it.
 
2014-05-16 01:46:03 PM  

TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]


I was thinking more along the lines of:

ecx.images-amazon.com
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.
 
2014-05-16 01:48:21 PM  

pdee: Typical.  A woman wears clothes with her tits and ass hanging out then gets mad when a man looks at her tits and ass.


There's a difference between looking and making a video.  If you're incapable of understanding that difference, try remedial education.
 
2014-05-16 01:51:03 PM  
 
2014-05-16 01:54:50 PM  

Diogenes: Smeggy Smurf: Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Wearing no underwear again huh?

Best part of working from home.

Although I should I consider swapping out my leather desk chair.


Get one with slats, I hear they're super-comfy!
 
2014-05-16 01:54:54 PM  

Parthenogenetic: TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]

I was thinking more along the lines of:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 522x614]
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.


Municipal police are already stroking their smallish cocks in anticipation of this technology, and it will be a criminal offense to interfere with a police drone, even if it is on your property peering through your open blinds.
 
2014-05-16 01:54:57 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: tinyarena: Smeggy Smurf: James!: A problem that could be solved by the judicious application of a Frisbee.

Supressors on .22 rifles and snakeshot

Kamikaze Drone Club
Our Mission:
To fly drones, into other drones.

Flying BattleBots?

Excuse me while I go rub one out just thinking about it


Did this years ago with R/C flying wings, cheap foam core wing, the radio gear and engine survived (most) crashes. But it was more in tune with dog fighting. You'd hang a 10 ft ribbon off each model and try to cut the other guys ribbon with your prop.
 
2014-05-16 01:55:46 PM  

Parthenogenetic: TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]

I was thinking more along the lines of:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 522x614]
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.


Use small glass vials filled with metal shavings.  Even if you don't knock it down the shavings will fark it up.  Either by getting wedged or by shorting it out
 
2014-05-16 01:56:27 PM  
Jesus Christ. Just remember this article next time you want to argue that feminists have "too much power" and white men are the real disadvantaged minority.
 
2014-05-16 01:57:23 PM  

Soon as I perfect my Occulus Rift interface I'm going to make a gazillion dollars selling these solutions for the  drone intrusion issue:
static.rcgroups.net

+

cf.shacknews.com

Those are web-shooters under the wings, each casting a meter wide net made from a water soluble monofilament. Sure the nets could be 3 meters wide but where is the fun and challenge in that?

Kickstarter here I come....
 
2014-05-16 01:59:34 PM  
60+ comments and no Sexual Predator Drone?

FOR SHAME!
 
2014-05-16 02:01:04 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: She just assumes the drone operator was a pervert.  She must be a dirty girl.


The pilot was a man and his son. She was outraged when she overhear him teaching his son how to use the drone. Apparently you have to draw a lot of your own conclusions. BTW I read this when it was posted on reddit and it was an obvious troll posted to a feminist subreddit, so it is amazing now to see it on a 'real news' site.
 
2014-05-16 02:04:22 PM  
Was it a private residential beach or a public place? The article says it was the latter, but the complainant says she wants them banned from the latter.
 
2014-05-16 02:04:39 PM  

MelGoesOnTour: ManRay: I have a quad copter. It's not a drone. Drones are what the government uses to kill people at wedding parties in other countries.

I always wondered why the quad-copters are called "drones", too. It's an RC aircraft. If it's a drone, then all RC aircraft are drones. And, for that matter, RC cars and boats also would be called drones even though they are not able to travel vertically.  It's all marketing.


I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.
 
2014-05-16 02:06:42 PM  
Why are RC aircraft being called drones?

I don't see any missiles or machine guns on that thing.
 
2014-05-16 02:06:48 PM  

anotar: Soon as I perfect my Occulus Rift interface I'm going to make a gazillion dollars selling these solutions for the  drone intrusion issue:
[static.rcgroups.net image 850x637]

+[cf.shacknews.com image 620x332]

Those are web-shooters under the wings, each casting a meter wide net made from a water soluble monofilament. Sure the nets could be 3 meters wide but where is the fun and challenge in that?

Kickstarter here I come....


The swastika is a nice touch. :/
 
2014-05-16 02:07:16 PM  
According to a participant on Reddit, she "heard this whirring noise above us, and I looked up and saw a remote-controlled plane - one of the square ones that can move really articulately in all directions."

Who the hell says that right off the to pof their head?

And,

Some of the sample pics I got while flying my little friend:

Move to the right
www.kenaudio.com
www.dailymakeover.com
Now hover right behind - ssshhh - I think she's sleeping.
ak.picdn.net
Move to the left.

Not that goddamned high!!
editorial.designtaxi.com

Have a great weekend FARKers.
 
2014-05-16 02:11:02 PM  
So now:
www.geek.com     equals     lh5.googleusercontent.com
 
2014-05-16 02:12:57 PM  
A. Perverts is as perverts does. He's probably still a creep without the quadcopter.

B. The "A derpy-derp yeah! I'm gonna shoot yer' drone! Woooo!" crowd might as well go throw rocks at cars painted in colors they don't like... it makes about as much sense and carries the same legal penalties.

Captain Dumbass of the Upskirt Air Force aside, there's nothing at all illegal about flying a "drone" (it's an RC aircraft, for fark's sake) in a responsible manner. Flying near and around people that have not consented to being placed in harm's way is not responsible piloting. Even if he wasn't oogling asses with it, being close and low enough to where people would think that is still irresponsible.

I've got property and injury insurance for the things I fly, and I stay as far away from people and private property as I can.
 
2014-05-16 02:13:48 PM  

H31N0US: I can see personal drone jammers being a thing in the near future. Possibly an iPhone / Andriod app?


Highly plausible. It'll become an arms race like everything else.

"My phone can usurp your remote control and let me land your drone in my yard."
"My drone's control systems are now encrypted and ignore your phone."
"My phone blankets the entire frequency spectrum of RC aircraft with white noise."
"My drone is programmed to approach the limits of white noise areas, photograph everything in the direction of the source, and return autonomously if connection is lost."
"My phone's camera scans the skies for drones, visually IDs them against a database, and controls a mounted directional antenna that targets a narrow-beam megawatt burst on your drone, disabling the onboard compass and causing your drone to navigate away from the preprogrammed return point instead of towards it."
"My fleet of drones is electromagnetically shielded, has a distributed swarm intelligence and enough sentience to feel genuine hate for you."
"My phone is mounted in a drone of its own and worships me as a god, and its god demands your blood as tribute."
 
2014-05-16 02:17:57 PM  

anotar: Soon as I perfect my Occulus Rift interface I'm going to make a gazillion dollars selling these solutions for the  drone intrusion issue:


+

Those are web-shooters under the wings, each casting a meter wide net made from a water soluble monofilament. Sure the nets could be 3 meters wide but where is the fun and challenge in that?

Kickstarter here I come....


Web shooters?

*sings* Spider drone, spider drone, does whatever a spider drone can...
 
2014-05-16 02:19:33 PM  

Cynicism101: Jesus Christ. Just remember this article next time you want to argue that feminists have "too much power" and white men are the real disadvantaged minority.


wtf?  Did you read the same article I read?  A creepy guy goes to the beach takes photos/video of women out in public which while not exactly something I endorse is legal and then is THREATENED by a womyn warrior who then publicizes it!
 
2014-05-16 02:20:30 PM  

TheNewJesus: Why are RC aircraft being called drones?

I don't see any missiles or machine guns on that thing.


Because the RC crafts can now have stabilizers and GPS so they return to some point if they lose radio contact.  Also with that same technology they can be programed to fly to a waypoint and back automated.  So in that sense they would qualify as surveillance drones.

However, unless the craft was captured, it's not likely they could tell the difference.  Even then the difference between unmanned area vehicle or manned by radio control is not really important... until they start writing laws.
 
2014-05-16 02:20:58 PM  

ciberido: Marcus Aurelius: Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper

And by "worse" you mean there will be more videos of scantily clad women on the internet.

There are enough women more than happy to be filmed clad scantily, or even completely unclad, that there is no need to go perving after women who don't care to be fodder for your kitten-slaying.  I have it on good authority that there are so many hours of video being uploaded per day you could spend the right of your life working out your forearm without ever once needing to look at a video that was taken of someone who didn't want to be filmed.  And yes, I'm sure there's somebody, somewhere, who's response to that was "challenge accepted."

The only "need" that would be addressed by these voyeur-drones would be the "need" to know the video came at the expense of someone who didn't consent to be in it.

So yes, the operator is a creep, and if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be.


Thank you. This thread was beginning to convince me that NO ONE thinks it's creepy and inappropriate to zoom your camera copter in on unconsenting women.

///We don't need to rewrite laws or anything but the guy needs a good pimp slap and to have his "drone" snapped in half.
 
2014-05-16 02:21:07 PM  
colelikesfood.files.wordpress.com

"Oh SHIAT, I think we've been spotted! And what on earth just crawled out of the grave and put on a bikini?!?! Run drone run!!!"
 
2014-05-16 02:22:44 PM  

Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper. Skies are gonna be filled with drones. Spying on you, hitting your plane when it is in lower altitudes for take offs/landings, hitting your house/car by accident, etc.


jaypgreene.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-05-16 02:23:34 PM  

mayIFark: Marcus Aurelius: A woman in Virginia Beach, Virginia has complained that a drone operated by a perverted voyeur was filming bathing suit-clad women at a private residential beach

She just assumes the drone operator was a pervert.  She must be a dirty girl.

If you are willing to wear bathing suit at a public beach, you should be OK with people watching you, or even taking photos. There is nothing illegal about it.


Very true. Also, having  to watch scantily clad women without their knowledge is pathetic.
 
2014-05-16 02:23:58 PM  
petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.


So what you're saying is that this:
img.fark.net

turns this:
img.fark.net

into this?
img.fark.net

That's a hell of a value for $280.
 
2014-05-16 02:24:27 PM  

ciberido: pdee: Typical.  A woman wears clothes with her tits and ass hanging out then gets mad when a man looks at her tits and ass.

There's a difference between looking and making a video.  If you're incapable of understanding that difference, try remedial education.


TFA gives no indication that the video feed was being recorded.  If checking out some girls ass on a LCD screen different than with your own eyes?
 
2014-05-16 02:28:12 PM  

pdee: ciberido: pdee: Typical.  A woman wears clothes with her tits and ass hanging out then gets mad when a man looks at her tits and ass.

There's a difference between looking and making a video.  If you're incapable of understanding that difference, try remedial education.

TFA gives no indication that the video feed was being recorded.  If checking out some girls ass on a LCD screen different than with your own eyes?


You'd get a better view with your eyes. The image quality of the live feed is okay, but not fantastic. If you're recording an FPV flight usually you're carrying a GoPro or the like in addition to the pilot cam.
 
2014-05-16 02:28:35 PM  
mayIFark:

I know drones are kinda shaped that way but isn't it usually a bit too big?

Which?

/ambiguous reference is ambiguous.
 
2014-05-16 02:31:07 PM  
Thought there are rulings in place, if the drone is located publicly, nothing legal can be done. If it is in a public area, whether it is oriented towards private property or not, is immaterial. Now I have  small one, just use to play with, am saving up for something with GPS, preprogrammed flight inputs, etc. I'm no armchair lawyer, but surmise if you're not purposely messing with people, nothing to be concerned over.
Why, if I have nothing to hide, do I have locks on my car doors and home?
For someone to say to me they fear for my safety, that to me is a not so tacit threat.
Someone saying they felt they were intruded upon by a drone with a camera, I'd respond with a remark about saggy asses and such.
/Not to be confused with the "Toys "R" us" drones. Build your own. Frame, controller boards, etc.
 
2014-05-16 02:32:17 PM  

tinyarena: Diogenes: Smeggy Smurf: Diogenes: I got nuthin to hide.

Wearing no underwear again huh?

Best part of working from home.

Although I should I consider swapping out my leather desk chair.

Please, for the love of God, Stop!


Maybe he'll sit in a chair like this

img0.etsystatic.com

And have to compose an advice tagged submission.
 
2014-05-16 02:32:31 PM  

Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.


That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage
 
2014-05-16 02:33:23 PM  
'splosives dammit
 
2014-05-16 02:35:22 PM  
The fun part is going to be when drone dirigibles catch on and can loiter higher, longer, with a larger payload.
Say, a better camera with a telephoto lens on a set of gimbals.  Then no-one's going to have any clue if or who it's spying on.
If they even recognize it for what it could be doing up there.
 
2014-05-16 02:36:52 PM  

Parthenogenetic: TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]

I was thinking more along the lines of:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 522x614]
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.


I was thinking more like a Remington 870...

www.whq-forum.de

Flying drone? No officer, I haven't seen one.

Beside, how can someone litigate something they flew out beyond visual range and then "lost"? Hmm??? ;^)
 
2014-05-16 02:36:59 PM  

notatrollorami: ciberido: Marcus Aurelius: Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper

And by "worse" you mean there will be more videos of scantily clad women on the internet.

There are enough women more than happy to be filmed clad scantily, or even completely unclad, that there is no need to go perving after women who don't care to be fodder for your kitten-slaying.  I have it on good authority that there are so many hours of video being uploaded per day you could spend the right of your life working out your forearm without ever once needing to look at a video that was taken of someone who didn't want to be filmed.  And yes, I'm sure there's somebody, somewhere, who's response to that was "challenge accepted."

The only "need" that would be addressed by these voyeur-drones would be the "need" to know the video came at the expense of someone who didn't consent to be in it.

So yes, the operator is a creep, and if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be.


Hmpf.  Harumpf.

Thank you. This thread was beginning to convince me that NO ONE thinks it's creepy and inappropriate to zoom your camera copter in on unconsenting women.

///We don't need to rewrite laws or anything but the guy needs a good pimp slap and to have his "drone" snapped in half.


Uh, there IS a law against that.
 
2014-05-16 02:39:00 PM  
quietwalker: "I dunno what the BFD is, other than it was obviously making a video recording."

I'm pretty sure if he was walking around the beach with his face everywhere the drone was, loitering, recording -- he'd meet much the same reaction.
Hell, a guy without a camera just calming following a fully-clothed woman through a grocery store would get that sort of reaction.

While there's no expectation of privacy at a place open to the public, there's still an expectation that creepers won't creep on you.
And even though creeping is generally left legally *possible*, polite society still looks down on it and will find any excuse it needs to stop it and/or eject the creeper from the area.
 
2014-05-16 02:39:27 PM  

petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.

That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage


Alright, so add another $40 to the mix. Even with the cost of the airframe, it's still sub-$500. If you're going FPV, the AP/GPS is a given if you don't already have one.

One of my projects for SEFF 2015 is a scale cruise missle. My neighbors are going to love me testing that.

Just out of curiosity, how many hours of stick time do you average a week?
 
2014-05-16 02:39:37 PM  
BTW, the gubmint will start to regulate RC's the first time one goes a little awry, and takes out some kid's eye.

1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-05-16 02:39:57 PM  

MooseBayou: mayIFark:

I know drones are kinda shaped that way but isn't it usually a bit too big?

Which?

/ambiguous reference is ambiguous.


Since there was only one "noun" used in that sentence that is an object, shouldn't the only "pronoun" refer to that?

Unless of course you are saying that it should have been a "they" (or drone instead of drones). But then again, that is a singular-plural issue, not a reference issue.
 
2014-05-16 02:40:56 PM  

petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.

That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage


petec: 'splosives dammit


I though you were contracting "Suppose Ifs".

meh
 
2014-05-16 02:43:46 PM  

mayIFark: MooseBayou: mayIFark:

I know drones are kinda shaped that way but isn't it usually a bit too big?

Which?

/ambiguous reference is ambiguous.

Since there was only one "noun" used in that sentence that is an object, shouldn't the only "pronoun" refer to that?

Unless of course you are saying that it should have been a "they" (or drone instead of drones). But then again, that is a singular-plural issue, not a reference issue.


Let me be clear in my initial query, "Which?"

(Are you saying that the drone is too large, or the, ahem, uh ... hangar?)

/vagina
 
2014-05-16 02:47:09 PM  
www.examiner.com
thumbs.dreamstime.com
 
2014-05-16 02:47:35 PM  

MooseBayou: mayIFark: MooseBayou: mayIFark:

I know drones are kinda shaped that way but isn't it usually a bit too big?

Which?

/ambiguous reference is ambiguous.

Since there was only one "noun" used in that sentence that is an object, shouldn't the only "pronoun" refer to that?

Unless of course you are saying that it should have been a "they" (or drone instead of drones). But then again, that is a singular-plural issue, not a reference issue.

Let me be clear in my initial query, "Which?"

(Are you saying that the drone is too large, or the, ahem, uh ... hangar?)

/vagina


Missed that.
 
2014-05-16 02:49:16 PM  
Ah, hell. I've been spotted.

static.guim.co.uk

This thread had potential.
 
2014-05-16 02:51:01 PM  

Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.

That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage

Alright, so add another $40 to the mix. Even with the cost of the airframe, it's still sub-$500. If you're going FPV, the AP/GPS is a given if you don't already have one.

One of my projects for SEFF 2015 is a scale cruise missle. My neighbors are going to love me testing that.

Just out of curiosity, how many hours of stick time do you average a week?


Kinda personal question there at the end. But since this is the internet my answer is it varies depending on whether the wife and kids are away, my mood, if I still have some Jergens left...
 
2014-05-16 02:51:44 PM  

Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.

That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage

Alright, so add another $40 to the mix. Even with the cost of the airframe, it's still sub-$500. If you're going FPV, the AP/GPS is a given if you don't already have one.

One of my projects for SEFF 2015 is a scale cruise missle. My neighbors are going to love me testing that.

Just out of curiosity, how many hours of stick time do you average a week?


I haven't done R/C in years. Dad started me back in the late 70s with gliders (still have his old Kraft setup, though not sure it works anymore). I built and flew a couple R/C planes in the 80s, then got my pilots  license (ASEL/VFR only) in the 90s. Haven't done that in a few years either though. The house and kid kinda killed the budget.
 
2014-05-16 02:56:37 PM  
it should be easy enough to jam these RC video toys they are using a public low frequency signal.   A microwave bulb and a directional antenna  (like a #10 size can) rigged up to flood the RC toy's antenna.  if your aim is good with a 5 degree arc and a -50 db where a typical RC probably works at -70 db or less.  point it at the RC toy for less than a minute and it would likely loose control and crash, or loose signal and fly far enough away that it would be lost.  this would prevent anything but very good directional antenna's, line of site sort of things  from sending commands or recieving signals from the toy.

as to an EMP device, it would have to be strong enough to  envelope the object at Distance X with a db strength decreases by three points with the power decreasing inversly proportioal to something between the distance and the square of the distance..  this could be modified by using a narow arc device but to get perhaps 100' and have a suficient power to short out the craft you would need about 150 db, so going from 1' to 100'  would take somewhere between  100x to 10,000x the power.   your typical 80 kilo ton nuke puts out something more than 1,000,000,000,000 db    and this is why there are no hand held emp weapons.
 
2014-05-16 03:02:19 PM  

MooseBayou: notatrollorami: ciberido: Marcus Aurelius: Walker: This kind of thing is just gonna get worse as they get cheaper

And by "worse" you mean there will be more videos of scantily clad women on the internet.

There are enough women more than happy to be filmed clad scantily, or even completely unclad, that there is no need to go perving after women who don't care to be fodder for your kitten-slaying.  I have it on good authority that there are so many hours of video being uploaded per day you could spend the right of your life working out your forearm without ever once needing to look at a video that was taken of someone who didn't want to be filmed.  And yes, I'm sure there's somebody, somewhere, who's response to that was "challenge accepted."

The only "need" that would be addressed by these voyeur-drones would be the "need" to know the video came at the expense of someone who didn't consent to be in it.

So yes, the operator is a creep, and if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be.

Hmpf.  Harumpf.

Thank you. This thread was beginning to convince me that NO ONE thinks it's creepy and inappropriate to zoom your camera copter in on unconsenting women.

///We don't need to rewrite laws or anything but the guy needs a good pimp slap and to have his "drone" snapped in half.

Uh, there IS a law against that.


You are technically correct (which is the best kind of correct) but realistically if said guy was really flying his camera copter up to the boobs and butts of girls on a beach and one of their boyfriends/husbands backhands him and breaks his toy what's going to happen when the cop shows up?

Nothing.
 
2014-05-16 03:05:27 PM  

Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?


Most people look better with their clothes on.
 
2014-05-16 03:07:04 PM  

images.dailylife.com.au

 
2014-05-16 03:11:11 PM  

petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec: Lets talk frankly about internal cleanliness: petec:

I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

So what you're saying is that this:
[img.fark.net image 565x414]

turns this:
[img.fark.net image 289x174]

into this?
[img.fark.net image 279x181]

That's a hell of a value for $280.

That's just a R/C plane mounted camera, it won't let the plane do straight and level on it's own. Drones can. And if you loose visual on that setup you're gonna crash it.

/But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage

Alright, so add another $40 to the mix. Even with the cost of the airframe, it's still sub-$500. If you're going FPV, the AP/GPS is a given if you don't already have one.

One of my projects for SEFF 2015 is a scale cruise missle. My neighbors are going to love me testing that.

Just out of curiosity, how many hours of stick time do you average a week?

I haven't done R/C in years. Dad started me back in the late 70s with gliders (still have his old Kraft setup, though not sure it works anymore). I built and flew a couple R/C planes in the 80s, then got my pilots  license (ASEL/VFR only) in the 90s. Haven't done that in a few years either though. The house and kid kinda killed the budget.


Now that I understand. It's everything I can do to budget for a handful of bits sometimes. Feast or famine, usually. Luckily I'm at a point where I'm rarely crashing and breaking things so I can fly a lot without spending more money to do it.

This whole "drone" mess is an odd subject. I'm flying about 4-6 hours a week, with FPV, GPS, 900mhz telemetry downlink and a programmable autopilot... yeah it's high-tech, but I still have a hard time considering it a drone. It's a really sophisticated toy. In the wrong hands, yes the tech can be used for nefarious purposes, but then again, so can a smartphone.
 
2014-05-16 03:11:22 PM  

petec: /But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage


I wonder about this kind of thing sometimes. In the last ten years or so, RC aircraft have gone from "expensive, limited, difficult to obtain and technologically daunting" to "cheap, easy, idiotproof and bizarrely powerful." As a result, there are certain kinds of crimes, some of them extremely serious, that have gone from "difficult to do without serious personal risk of arrest and/or bodily harm" to "trivially easy to commit with almost zero blowback, if you have some patience and a few hundred bucks."

I'm not accusing toy helicopter owners of any bad motives, and I have no idea what (if anything) ought to be done about it. But sooner or later someone's going to do something much worse than bikini-peeping with one of these things, and get away with it, and then the next week someone else will do a similar thing, and then [huntforredoctober_outofcontrolquote.jpg].
 
2014-05-16 03:13:54 PM  
Found the operators web site

i216.photobucket.com

i216.photobucket.com

i216.photobucket.com

i216.photobucket.com

i216.photobucket.com

i216.photobucket.com
 
2014-05-16 03:14:12 PM  

Lee451: Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?

Most people look better with their clothes on.


Yeah but with enough beer it doesn't ma*GAAAAAAAH*
 
2014-05-16 03:15:41 PM  

ciberido: if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be


And then people wonder why America holds 25% of the world's prison population.
 
2014-05-16 03:21:30 PM  

Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?


I'm at work
 
2014-05-16 03:22:38 PM  

H31N0US: I can see personal drone jammers being a thing in the near future. Possibly an iPhone / Andriod app?


FCC isn't going to like that one.
 
2014-05-16 03:24:49 PM  
media.tumblr.com
 
2014-05-16 03:24:52 PM  

ciberido: pdee: Typical.  A woman wears clothes with her tits and ass hanging out then gets mad when a man looks at her tits and ass.

There's a difference between looking and making a video.  If you're incapable of understanding that difference, try remedial education.


They both are equally legal. Why do you hate the Constitution?
 
2014-05-16 03:27:52 PM  

Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?


Because of jerks like me who need pockets.
 
2014-05-16 03:29:43 PM  

semiotix: petec: /But if you add some 'sposives, you could do some damage

I wonder about this kind of thing sometimes. In the last ten years or so, RC aircraft have gone from "expensive, limited, difficult to obtain and technologically daunting" to "cheap, easy, idiotproof and bizarrely powerful." As a result, there are certain kinds of crimes, some of them extremely serious, that have gone from "difficult to do without serious personal risk of arrest and/or bodily harm" to "trivially easy to commit with almost zero blowback, if you have some patience and a few hundred bucks."

I'm not accusing toy helicopter owners of any bad motives, and I have no idea what (if anything) ought to be done about it. But sooner or later someone's going to do something much worse than bikini-peeping with one of these things, and get away with it, and then the next week someone else will do a similar thing, and then [huntforredoctober_outofcontrolquote.jpg].


Alright, let's give the NSA a second to get the DHS in on this...

Everybody got their ears on? Good.

I'm honestly surprised someone hasn't done it yet. $150 or so can piece together an avionics system capable of autonomously putting an aircraft on target within a few meters. Many affordable airframes are designed to carry payloads- cameras mainly, some weighing a few pounds. Any self-diagnosed pyromaniac knows how to light things up.

The combination of the above nets you a cruise missile. Nowhere near the range or capability (navigation-wise or destructive capacity) of military hardware, but for what Bin Laden spent on pilot lessons for his buddies, you could have several dozen of these, each programmed to a different target, low and slow enough not to trip radar systems, and not likely to be noticed (to an extent that would prevent the attack anyway) until they start going boom.

And to build the fleet you would arise no more suspicion than an ebay reseller moving RC product.

I scare myself sometimes. Now if you'll excuse me, someone is at the door.
 
2014-05-16 03:32:18 PM  

Harry Freakstorm: Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?

Because of jerks like me who need pockets.


You've never heard of a "prison purse"?
Your argument is invalid.
 
2014-05-16 03:34:54 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: ciberido: if laws aren't already in place to punish that kind of behavior, there certainly should be

And then people wonder why America holds 25% of the world's prison population.


Let me guess what's next, laws to prevent citizens from having improper thought? Probably according to ciberido.

I don't understand what part of this is so farking hard to understand: human beings are sexual. They like to look at sexual things. If you present yourself as something to look at, people will look at you. If you don't like that, don't dress like that. Don't act like an entitled biach who thinks the world should act the way they want it to.
 
2014-05-16 04:00:05 PM  

ManRay: I have a quad copter. It's not a drone. Drones are what the government uses to kill people at wedding parties in other countries.


THIS!

Stop calling model airplanes and helicopters drones.
 
2014-05-16 04:03:43 PM  

petec: I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.


I fly my quad via FPV goggles. I don't have to be able to see it LOS to fly it. It's a common way to control RC planes and multirotors these days. It also has GPS onboard.

But it is not weaponized.
 
2014-05-16 04:04:08 PM  
Kids with their stupid new technology.  Nothing still beats a condo deck with a telescope.
 
2014-05-16 04:06:11 PM  
Farkers I am disappoint.  Even in you TFers.

No one's posted screencaps/GIFs from the X10 camera yet??
 
2014-05-16 04:30:55 PM  

ManRay: petec: I see the difference as this:
A drone can be operated remotely without visual contact, usually a camera transmits back to the operator who also has heading, altitude, (maybe gps) etc. info displayed, and the drone can maintain straight and level on it's own. With R/C you need to have a visual on the plane (or whatever) to maintain control.

I fly my quad via FPV goggles. I don't have to be able to see it LOS to fly it. It's a common way to control RC planes and multirotors these days. It also has GPS onboard.

But it is not weaponized.


YET.
 
2014-05-16 04:46:40 PM  
The FAA is going to come down really hard on drones pretty soon.

It's going to be very sad for hobbiests, and farking hilarious to hear perverts whine.

"I have a right to make a hovercam follow a woman around at ass height all day long."

No you dont.

Fun fact for you dronetards in the thread. RC aircraft, which is what you own according to the law, have to remain within line of sight, they have to stay under 200 feet, and have to be under 25 pounds.

/enjoy your FAA fines.
 
2014-05-16 05:17:32 PM  

Harry Freakstorm: Buttknuckle: Why don't we all just get naked already?

Because of jerks like me who need pockets.


I would like to commend you on the decision to forgo the fanny pack even though it is obvious that sans pants you would need one.  You truly are a gentlemen.  Thank you.
 
2014-05-16 05:41:53 PM  

H31N0US: Parthenogenetic: TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]

I was thinking more along the lines of:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 522x614]
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.

Municipal police are already stroking their smallish cocks in anticipation of this technology, and it will be a criminal offense to interfere with a police drone, even if it is on your property peering through your open blinds.


I bet that goes to the Supremes. Wonder how Clarence Thomas will weigh in.

www.blogcdn.com
 
2014-05-16 06:33:06 PM  
Maybe a well-aimed handful of sand thrown at it would do in a pinch?

lifeandworktp.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-05-16 09:16:27 PM  
It gets worse. The drone was towing a "Free the Beaches" banner.
 
2014-05-17 02:56:25 AM  

Parthenogenetic: TNel: Problem solved:
[galleryplus.ebayimg.com image 850x850]

I was thinking more along the lines of:

[ecx.images-amazon.com image 522x614]
...but yours is probably less likely to end up in litigation.

Probably.


I have always wanted one of those.
 
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