Military drones put to good use

Keeping track of cattle and, perhaps one day, delivering the mail are emerging applications for UAVs


AccountabilityWatch Extra: First a dart, now a laurel.

Never let it be said that, during her periodic forays into AccountabilityWatch-ing , ITQ doesn’t report on the good news as well as the bad.


AccountabilityWatch: Hey, remember that five year ban on lobbying by former public office holders?

Oh, don’t worry, it’s still in place. But according to a spokesperson for interim Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd, since the new rules came into effect last July, the office has received seven requests for exemption to the five year ban.