CTIA Tackling Cell Phone Jammers
The CTIA is planning to protest a planned demonstration of cell phone jamming technology at a jail in D.C. CellAntenna Corp. hopes to demonstrate uses of cell phone jamming technology near a jail, showing how inmates' wireless calls can be blocked. Technically, such jammers are illegal according to the FCC, though the FCC made an exception in this case. The CTIA is asking the FCC to reverse the exception and stop the demonstration.
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Wait a tic
If the FCC and prisons so wish an exception, let it go through legislation.