December 7, 2012

Even The FCC Thinks Airplane Electronic Rules Are Bogus

American Airlines

Air travel would be a profoundly dangerous practice if any kid who turned on a Game Boy during takeoff could bring a multimillion dollar jetliner to its fiery doom. The Federal Aviation Administration, which mandates that nice airline stewards must pester you to turn off your electronics, has reluctantly agreed to review the electronics policy in light of increased press attention.

Now, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has decided to increase the public pressure in a diplomatically worded letter to the FAA that calls to “enable greater use of tablets, e-readers, and other....Read more at TechCrunch