I cannot believe that Newsday's editorial board thinks it's OK to fly drones over crowded beaches -- with zoom cameras, no less ["Lawmakers out of focus on beach-drone bill," Editorial, July 31].

How would you like your daughter to have a man put his face three inches from her as she sunbathes? That's akin to the view you'll get from a zoom camera attached to a drone.

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Also, where's the logic of allowing a 20-pound drone with sharp, high-speed blades to hover over a beach crowded with people? Unlike a kite, when a drone hits someone, it could maim and cause serious damage. It's common sense.

Matthew Raver, Plainview

Put a stop to drones. Have a special place where they can fly, or license the operators. Let's not wait until we have a plane crash or some other disaster.

Al Lewan, Seaford