Latest in Drones

Image credit:

Tokyo bans UAVs from its public parks

Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Citing concerns over visitor safety, officials in Tokyo have temporarily banned the use of UAVs in 81 public parks throughout the city. An announcement released Tuesday explains that violators could face fines up to ¥50,000 ($8,000) for violating the ordinance. This policy change follows a recent incident wherein a man protesting the country's nuclear police successfully landed a quadcopter carrying a cup of mildly irradiated water on the roof of Prime Minister Abe's office. According the The Japan Times, officials stated that the the metropolitan government doesn't plan to impose the stiff penalty but is asking that residents comply with the ban nonetheless.

[Image Credit: AFP/Getty Images]

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

The Arcwave Ion is designed to 'give men a female orgasm'

The Arcwave Ion is designed to 'give men a female orgasm'

View
The Morning After: Our first impressions of the Xbox Series X

The Morning After: Our first impressions of the Xbox Series X

View
EA Play joins Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on November 10th

EA Play joins Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on November 10th

View
Nissan's Re-Leaf prototype is a mobile power supply for disaster response

Nissan's Re-Leaf prototype is a mobile power supply for disaster response

View
Microsoft thinks remote workers need a 'virtual commute'

Microsoft thinks remote workers need a 'virtual commute'

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr