"There's a confidential nature to our contract and I have to respect the wishes of our client."
At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.
At least seven Americans have been killed in US drone strikes. Only one was targeted.
The 73-year-old graduated from Columbia University in 1970 and later worked as a tenured professor at SUNY Oswego in the political science department.
“New York City has become the wild, Wild West for commercial and hobby drones."
"Hastings will be remembered for his fearless, award-winning journalism and relentless pursuit of the truth."