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Register your drones

If you scored a new drone over the holidays or use one as a part of your job, remember that there are new federal registration requirements that are now in effect. There are a number of state-specific drone laws, too, that you need to know and obey.

To help you keep everything straight, TechRepublic has updated our drone registration FAQ guide. Remember, you can't legally fly your drone before you pay $5 to register it, so make doing so a priority.

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By Fox Van Allen

Fox Van Allen is a Los Angeles-based writer for CBS Interactive covering technology, tech lifestyle and gaming topics for GameSpot, CNET, ZDNet and TechRepublic. He has previously worked as a news and feature writer for a number of other sites, inclu...