US agency chief seeks to ease airplane electronics ban

AFP: The head of the US agency that regulates telecommunications is calling for an easing of the ban on using mobile phones and other electronic devices on airplanes during takeoff and landing. Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski says devices such as smartphones "empower people" and can boost economic productivity.

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ReconHope1409d ago

never understood why a bottle of lotion can keep you up at an airport but an electronic device that can supposedly take down a plane is allowed on a plane easily.