Throw Your Hands in the Air Maybe You´ll Hit a Drone

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Throw Your Hands In The Air…Maybe You’ll Hit A Drone It is never too early to be concerned about the future. Especially if the argument and the justification for concern can be made now. Jeff Bezos’ of Amazon has proposed a drone fleet that will venture into an unfamiliar frontier of package delivery, bringing customers all orders under 5lbs their package by one of Amazons specially designed “octocopters”. Though this plan is nothing more than to use drones to deliver packages the idea is extreme and has people up in arms. The reason people are concerned is because they foresee the older and larger issues that are being reintroduced by this new plan. The issue of drone use has been an extremely controversial topic in the US. There has been a struggle to get approval for drones for military use, and now Amazon’s plan would put drones in the private sector, so people are scrambling to fight this delivery idea. People are right to be opposed to the plan now because to them its more than just the immediate issue of drone delivery, it’s the issues of drone usage in general, violations of privacy, and the allowance of big business by the government to do whatever they want. The Author makes the point that yes people are concerned, but shouldn’t be as overwrought as they are now. However, people are not wrong to be against the plan right now because they see that this plan just serves as an addition to issues that have been on going for a long time now. People are allowed to be up in arms over the Amazon drones plan because the issue is more than package delivery; it’s a violation of the privacy of the American people. The issue of drone use is new, the issue of Amazon drones is newer, but the issue of protecting American’s privacy i... ... middle of paper ... ... they wanted. The specific issue of Amazon drones delivering packages may be a long way off but right now the proposal has brought about issues that rightfully have people concerned. People see that this plan will violate their privacy and will allow them to be steamrolled by big business. There is a saying that the faces will change, but the places will remain the same. Well this plan is new like a face, and the larger issues that have people concerned are the places. It could be any plan, but the issues are common thread. This new “face” presents a threat to the privacy and freedom of Americans. These problems of privacy and protection from business are deeply rooted in our society and do make people worried. No matter the plan if they feel threatened in the slightest by these issues they have the right to be up in arms ready to fight and shoot anything down.

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