Could be. A recent article begins:
Unmanned drones have famously been used by the American military to conduct bombing runs of dubious legality in countries throughout the middle east, from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Yemen. However, American law enforcement agencies, already enjoying unprecedented use of techniques first mastered under combat conditions to control public protests, have long expressed an interest in deploying the technology domestically. If changes to American regulations currently under consideration by the FAA are ultimately enacted, they may get their wish.
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