Drones Not Welcome Over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open

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Little did Serena Williams know, but she was being recklessly endangered during her straight-set victory in the U.S. Open quarterfinals last night. Filmmaker Daniel Feighery was reportedly arrested for flying a drone over the National Tennis Center from outside the main gate in Queens. As GigOm notes, "The NYPD decision to arrest him provides further grist for the debate over the appropriate use of consumer drones," although getting a free bird's-eye view of a major televised sporting event is just never going to happen, especially in New York City airspace. Sorry, geeks!