Santa Clara law sweeps drones from the sky over 49ers stadium

With the Super Bowl scheduled at the 49ers stadium for next February, Santa Clara enacted a law creating a half-mile no-fly zone over Levi’s Stadium and any other sporting or large venue event. With drones inexpensive and easy to operate, government officials are increasingly concerned they could be used for terrorist strikes. (Government Technology, September 24, 2015, by Eyragon Eidam)

The ban allows the broadcast rights holder of stadium events to enter the no-fly zone with permission. (Ars Technica, October 1, 2015, by Cyrus Farivar)