Gov. Bob McDonnell should not block the legislature’s two-year moratorium on unmanned aircraft systems.
Drones are a transformational technology that will have countless commercial applications — many of them benign; some, undoubtedly, not yet imagined.
There are, indeed, lives to be saved and there’s money to be made in developing drones for police and civilian uses. Virginia certainly has an interest in being at the forefront of an emerging industry.