Tag Archives: Customs and Border Patrol

The “dronification” of U.S. law enforcement

A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has revealed that between 2010 and 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (Predator) drones were used in over 500 flights by other government agencies. This included over 100 … Continue reading

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Predator drones in the U.S. Homeland a waste of money

Tom Barry writes on the fantastic waste of money and resources U.S. Customs and Border Patrol spends on enforcing its borders with Predator drones. Each Predator costs around $20 million, plus the millions of dollars needed to maintain the system. The CBP has … Continue reading

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