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BIG 4th of July afternoon surprise for me. Only I want independence from unwarranted surveillance.
I live a little north of Seattle and I heard and then saw what looked like one of those small black police drones over the corner of my yard. I was out weeding and looked up to see what a tiny motor sound was coming from. When I looked up it was approaching from the South corner of my yard, then it hovered for a moment several yards above, then a couple of seconds after I looked at it, it turned 180 degrees and flew back in the direction it came from. It didn't look like any RC toy I've every seen and there were no people I could see around the general area to be controlling a toy. So I suppose the police/govt now have a photo of me in my own yard from above.
Why in the world would I need spying on? I was thinking about doing some topless sun bathing, for heavens sakes. I don't need any photos of that or of even my face circulating around for no good reason. I am not happy about this intrusion from a few yards above my yard. There is no reason for this type of intrusion on peaceful citizens. Since I'm not a threat and certainly not a major threat to anyone, I have to assume that I'm not the first to have witnessed this kind of thing and that many others have seen this also. I want to complain about this, but I don't know where to start, so here I am. I guess if I knew there was a serious threat of some kind in my neighborhood, that a drone could help protect citizens from I would not be so irate. But there is no notice by anyone of any serious threats.
I also assume there is no way to prove this event happened, but I'm telling my neighbors, friends and family about it, knowing that most of them will help me keep a look out for this type of invasion in the future. I will start keeping my camera more handy, too. If anyone has ANY advice or comments on this I'd love to hear from you.
There is nothing to be worried about. Enjoy your day.
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