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Fliers Still Must Turn Off Devices, but It’s Not Clear Why

Nick Bilton:

I’m not arguing that passengers should be allowed to make phone calls while the plane zooms up into the sky. But, why can’t I read my Kindle or iPad during takeoff and landing? E-readers and cellphones can be easily put into “Airplane Mode” which disables the device’s radio signals.

Monday, 28 November 2011