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The People's Drone? The Occucopter The Occucopter is actually a modified Parrot AR 300, a four-rotor, remote-controlled helicopter available for $300 at Walmart or Amazon or the like. It's the same machine The Daily uses. Al Jazeera also has one they're kicking around the office. As the Village Voice reported last week, artist Mike Brown donated the machine to Pool in order to better cover the Occupy protests. Pool and a friend modified its software to provide a constant stream, and Pool said they're working on a modification that would make it controllable from anywhere in the world. On Tuesday he recorded the first bit of footage the machine captured:

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