Sunday, June 17, 2012

Drones Spy on American Farmers

Washington Post
16 June 2012

By David A. Fahrenthold

It was a blood-boiler of a story, a menacing tale of government gone too far: The Environmental Protection Agency was spying on Midwestern farmers with the same aerial “drones” used to kill terrorists overseas.

This month, the idea has been repeated in TV segments, on multiple blogs, and by at least four U.S. congressmen. The only trouble is, it isn’t true. [...]