Thailand says drone users must register or face jail, fines


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  • Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018

Drone flying over ocean at dawn

Drone users who fail to register their devices in Thailand by Jan 9 could face up to five years in jail or a US$3,000 (RM12,033) fine, officials said, tough new rules that may hit tourists and media alike. 

The regulations, which were announced in October but take effect this week, cover nearly all forms of drone use from commercial and recreational to scientific. 

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