Drones can be of great benefit, but they can be misused ( April 11). Many images used by news outlets (including The Oregonian/OregonLive), tourism agencies such as Travel Oregon and Travel Portland, and the film and television industry, are taken by drone. Drones are used in schools to guide children about STEM. They are also used in schools to explore their potential.
The parks department's proposed legislation is clear and concise so that it can addressing the threats the department is attempting to address. Those areas are already addressed under the current language. Moreover, state and federal legislation have already dealt with harassment of wildlife.
People will always find things to complain about as Drone technology advances at an early rate, making them quieter. The rule as proposed is fair and reasonable and will help resolve user concerns. Oregonians deserve harmonised and effective laws.
Salem, Kenji Sugahara
Sugahara is the president and CEO of the.