Drone hobbyists not sure ‘mystery drones’ over Colorado really exist

Drone hobbyists not sure ‘mystery drones’ over Colorado really exist
Drone footage aired in local news coverage of mystery drones in Colorado, Nebraska. ABC 7 Denver video

[Ed. – This seems fanciful.  There are dozens of independent reports now, of a continuing phenomenon attended by video evidence.  I would more readily believe that a government agency is operating the drones, without clarifying that to the public, than that half a dozen or more government agencies are cooperating to pretend there are drones, in order to deceive and manipulate the public.]

A seemingly minor detail lacking from these reports is that there’s precious little evidence these drones actually exist. …

[T]his lack of evidence has not been lost on drone hobbyists and advocates. They have seen this play before.

Alkalay pointed out there is a long history of the media accepting drone sighting claims without much rigor, only for investigators to later determine that whatever was seen was not a drone at all. …

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[T]he most popular theory is that the timing is just a little too coincidental with a recently proposed FAA rule that would require drones to be identified remotely using a unique identifier and GPS coordinates sent via cellular signal to a central database, which many enthusiasts worry will ruin their hobby. What a great way to drum up support for such a policy, these posters suggest, than a nationally covered drone mystery.

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