Phantom, a drone designed to take photographs from the air, is demonstrated at the Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference (DARC), held at New York University, on Oct. 12, 2013. (Kike Calvo via AP Images)

FAA: Journalists Not Allowed To Use Drones

While hobbyists can build or buy their own drones and use them, journalists are prohibited from using the technology until at least 2015.