March 5, 2015 | Rohan

I understand the need to register cars, as they're big, dangerous things that can hurt people. But the House of Lords is pushing for registration of drone owners, even though most drones out there are little more than toy helicopters!

The Lords argue that requiring people to register their drones might stop criminal activity and make the skies safer. But some business and technology experts worry it would hold back the UK's prospering drone industry.

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The Civil Aviation Authority prohibits drones from flying too close to places such airports, but some say this isn't enough.

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