Jason Weisberger at 9:18 am Fri, Jul 5, 2013
ADVERTISE AT BOING BOING!
After listening to a conversation on government spying and the use of drones for all sorts of dodgy stuff, my six-year-old offered up this simple solution: the sling shot.
Best part? It is a moving target we can shoot at!
I think they are popular with the Palestinian Intifada and other... how do you say it without trolling? People who need to make war on a tight budget.
I think an improvised long range net gun would be better in urban areas so if you miss the target drone you're less likely to shoot out windows/property across the street and/or injure people. And, yes, I've thought this out. After capture, you zap the drone's firmware, strap another net gun to it and use it to capture other drones. Repeat this until you have your own drone army.
Are you getting all of this, NSA?
They got a lot of catching up to do with the Germans:
we must not allow a sling shot gap!
The only way to stop a bad guy with a drone is with a good guy with a drone.
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