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FAA subpoenas practitioners using drones

Jul 07, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration is beginning to crack down on the growing popularity of unlawful drone use in the real estate industry. The FAA has targeted several brokerages in New York City that use drones, slapping them with subpoenas in a widespread move to learn more about how the real estate professionals use the technology to advance their business.

The National Association of REALTORS has long warned that practitioners should steer clear of using drones for their business until the FAA releases solid rules on such use, which is expected by September 2015.

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