By May 14, the Federal Aviation Administration must write rules regarding how it will license drones capable of flying at low altitudes, many of which have been acquired by local law enforcement agencies. It is also expected to develop plans for integrating drones into U.S. airspace by 2015. While supporters of the drones think the FAA is not moving fast enough, critics say the timeline is too short and note that the drones could arouse privacy concerns.

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