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All drones to require federal registration

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If you have a drone you’re going to have to register it with the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to NBC News.

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The federal government will announce a plan within days that will require anyone who buys a drone to register it with the Department of Transportation.

Under the plan, the government would work with the drone industry to set up a structure for registering the drones, and the regulations could be in place by Christmas.

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration proposed a $1.9 million fine against Chicago drone company SkyPan, which was alleged to have flown dozens of unauthorized flights over Chicago and New York since 2012.

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