A tiny town in Colorado’s Eastern Plains is declaring war on drones. The town of Deer Trail plans to begin issuing drone hunting licenses if a controversial ordinance passes Tuesday night.
Deer Trail resident Phillip Steel, whose house is surrounded by no trespassing signs, wrote the ordinance to protect individual privacy rights.
“We don’t want a surveillance society here.” Steel said.
Steel says drones are too powerful and too intrusive. He fears drones will become more prevalent in the skies in the coming years, but admits he hasn’t ever seen a drone flying over Deer Trail.