All drones with cameras to be registered as new rules take effect – The Times

Tens of thousands of drone owners will have to register their devices for the first time under regulations designed to safeguard privacy.
Rules introduced yesterday require all drones that are fitted with cameras to be logged with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Anyone who fails to do so faces being taken to court and fined up to £1,000.
Drones heavier than 250g already have to be registered with the CAA, which costs £9 and must be renewed annually, but the new measures extend this requirement to all devices, including the lightweight models that are used by hobbyist pilots.
They form part of new co-ordinated regulations that have been introduced across the UK and Europe.
The move comes after sharp rise in the number of drones
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