Task force recommends light regulation of drones

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A drone industry group created by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop rules for drone registration is recommending the government apply just about the lightest touch possible.

The group’s final report suggests the FAA require operators of all drones weighing 250 grams or more to submit their name and address through a website or smartphone app. No other information would be required. Once registered, operators would receive a number that they should mark on each of their drones.

There are no stipulations on the size of the marking so it could be only readable when the drone is inspected closely. There is no requirement that is be legible while in flight.

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