Sweden has imposed a blanket ban on cameras fitted on drones, a high court ruled on Tuesday.
A drone camera is now effectively considered a surveillance camera and requires a special permit. Permits entail a fee and are mainly intended for journalists.
The Swedish Unmanned Aerial System industrial lobby says 5,000 jobs are at risk as a result of the new regulation. 20,000 drones were sold in Sweden in 2014 and there are more than 1,000 permits for their use for commercial purposes.
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