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AT&T And NASA To Build National Drone Tracking System

by Jennings Brown, vocativ

The company wants to protect drones from hackers

The largest telecommunications company in the world wants to serve as a watchdog for all drones in the United States — and in the process, play a major role in supervising the national airspace.

On Nov. 10, AT&T announced that it was collaborating with NASA to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management program to allow agencies to monitor drones. An AT&T release states this program will make it safer for drone operators to plan and monitor flight paths, navigate drones, and use drones for surveillance. The company stated that its main focus is to lower the risk of drone-related cyber-attacks. Continue reading AT&T And NASA To Build National Drone Tracking System