Celebrity

TMZ denies that it wants permit for a drone

tmz-faa-drone-article-hollywood-sign-3.jpgIn a post rife with punnery, celebrity gossip site TMZ says that contrary to a report that originated in the San Francisco Chronicle, it has no interest in using airborne, unmanned drones to gather news. The story appends an FAA statement that "TMZ does not have FAA authorization to fly an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), and we have no record that TMZ ever requested or inquired about an authorization."

From the story, headline We're NOT Keeping Up with the DRONESES. All ellipses are theirs.

TMZ is NOT getting in the DRONE business ... we don't have a drone ... we don't want a drone ... we never applied for a drone ... despite a bogus report to the contrary.

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Truth is ... while drones are, in fact, awesome ... it just ain't true.

We could drone on and on ... but you get the point.

TMZ illustration


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