Reportedly, in Tokyo, local gangs have started using drones to transport drugs across the city.
In response, the police are using net-carrying drones to try to capture these packets mid-air.
The gangs are counter-attacking with their own net-drones to try and drop police drones.
In a statement with the Tokyo police, they say they "Haven't had this much fun in years"
Cue Star wars scroll text
THE DRONE WARS
The drug alliance has uncovered
a new plan by the police forces
to deploy drones to capture rebel
drones mid air and intercept
crime allows you to pilot drones
law enforcement allows you to pilot drones
soldiering allows you to pilot drones
I got into the wrong business, they're never gonna make writing drones
I hope soon they find out billboard-applying drones would be cheaper than workers and safety gear/LED power consumption, and start having little 'bots all putting up the adverts
because dammit, if the robots are gonna be everywhere, the vocation of advertising work deserves to get cannibalized into nonexistence first
(I am in no way biased by the fact I cannot promote myself in any way. nope. ;P )
@International For real? Source?
Apparently net-carrying drones was a thing in Tokyo in December 2015, but reported as an anti-terror measure.
@International You got screenshot on Reddit because of this toot!
@International this reads like the backstory of an anime about fighting drones in the skies of Tokyo.
@International this reminds me of kite fighting, with sharp wire to cut the other person's line. mean sport but it's kind of beautiful because it makes the kite's lives finite
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