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Cellphones in the air: Say it ain't so, Dubai, France, and Australia!

Here are a few headlines to make you weep:


Air France to test in-flight cellphone use

Gulf Airline to Offer Cellphone Service, With Others in Line

Australian carrier Qantas is planning a three-month trial next year, allowing passengers to use cell phones and handheld devices mid-flight on domestic routes


I love this comment from the Gizmodo post on this new horror:


    Cell phone users on airplanes should do what all people with good manners do when making a call in a crowded space/shared space; step outside.


The FCC is still considering allowing cellphone use on planes under its jurisdiction. For further information, visit http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-255246A1.doc[email protected]

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