"the rules of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the primary hobbyist association*. The AMA bars flight over populated areas, "
I'd bet that 99% of people who have bought a drone in the last 3 years never had any involvrmrent with R/C aircratf before, and never heard of that AMA
"encouraging people to find a cow pasture IR something."
A cow pasture infrared? WTF
I don't think the farmer wants you disturbing his cows