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Susan Fourtané
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9/7/2015 | 11:41:01 AM
Re: Drones and wildfires
Ashish, thanks. :) What part of the world is really, really a free world? -Susan
Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:34:12 AM
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Susan,

All the best on your Travels!

Having seen and understood London better I already know its not a part of the " Free world" as you put it!

 
Susan Fourtané
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9/7/2015 | 11:34:12 AM
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Ashish, I am not. But I simply don't believe the restriction in Regent's Park is due to paparazzi activity. I am repeating myself here. :/ I can tell you one thing, Monaco is more attractive for paparazzi activity than London is. -Susan
Susan Fourtané
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9/7/2015 | 11:22:16 AM
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Ashish, in a couple of weeks' time, when I'm back in London, I'll find out the reason for the drone restriction in Regent's Park. Because, I don't think it has to do with any paparazzi activity. :/ Unless, you know that is a fact. The UK is part of the free world. :) -Susan
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9/7/2015 | 11:18:59 AM
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Brian,

I really appreciate what you had to say HERE-

The process requires a lot of research to confidentially protect a house from wildfires or neighborhood fires. The Black Saturday fires from 2009 created a lot of destruction. A few homeowners managed to protect their homes but, a few were not able to do the same. Heat resistant roof tiles and water sprinkler systems were installed by many households but, this did not protect against horizontal embers that fire creates through its own micro weather system that can break windows and/or ignite walls.  

My question was more along the lines of Why more folks are'nt doing it today?

Why depend on the State for everything under the sun(The Californian way of doing things).

If this was Texas,enterprising Texans would have figured out what works and sorted out the situation in next to no time.

After all its not like most Californians are stressed for cash today-When they can spend thousands of Dollars on Luxury Cars ,Granite Countertops and Fancy Foriegn Vacations ;Why not spend it on something which has more lasting value for you and your family personally?


 

 

 

 
Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:12:52 AM
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Susan,

You seriously don't want to understate the amount of Influence The Billions of Dollars of wealth that these Russians and Arabs have holed up in London.

The impact on not just House Prices but also Basic Economy will be catastrophic if they are forced to leave London because of incessantly nosy Paparazzis.

I am not surprised the Government took this action there.

 
Ashu001
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9/7/2015 | 11:08:48 AM
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Susan,

What you say is quite right(nothing can stop the Paparazzi) but you can definitely slow them down.

This is precisely what these Drone Restrictions are aiming to do today in London.

And lets not forget that London is the most under-surveillance city in the world today;so the Authorities want to do everything they can to keep every resident under the nose of their thumb(so more such restrictions).

Only someone totally naive would claim that the UK is a part of the "Free World".

LOL!!

Sad but true reality.

 
Brian.Dean
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9/7/2015 | 6:32:50 AM
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Ashu001, agreed, there is a lot that a homeowner can and should do to protect their home and the surrounding neighborhood. Technology has improved many folds during the last few years, information is available and the market has created a number of specialized consulting firms that can help in the protection process.

The process requires a lot of research to confidentially protect a house from wildfires or neighborhood fires. The Black Saturday fires from 2009 created a lot of destruction. A few homeowners managed to protect their homes but, a few were not able to do the same. Heat resistant roof tiles and water sprinkler systems were installed by many households but, this did not protect against horizontal embers that fire creates through its own micro weather system that can break windows and/or ignite walls.  
Susan Fourtané
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9/6/2015 | 1:12:27 PM
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Curt, in the case of Hyde Park I would understand it for its proximity to Buckingham Palace. -Susan
Susan Fourtané
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9/6/2015 | 1:09:14 PM
Re: Drones and wildfires
Ashish, now I see Curt mentioned Hyde Park in his comment to me. But I was talking about Regent's Park before (see previous comments), not Hyde Park. Most likely Curt mentioned Hyde Park for its proximity to Buckingham Palace. I don't believe any footballer, wealthy Russians, or Arabs will have more protection that the Queen herself. -Susan
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