American Elephants


These are illegal? by American Elephant
November 4, 2007, 4:36 am
Filed under: Pop Culture, Science/Technology | Tags:

Then clearly we need to change some laws!

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 — One afternoon in early September, an architect boarded his commuter train and became a cellphone vigilante. He sat down next to a 20-something woman who he said was “blabbing away” into her phone.

“She was using the word ‘like’ all the time. She sounded like a Valley Girl,” said the architect, Andrew, who declined to give his last name because what he did next was illegal.

Andrew reached into his shirt pocket and pushed a button on a black device the size of a cigarette pack. It sent out a powerful radio signal that cut off the chatterer’s cellphone transmission — and any others in a 30-foot radius. [read more]

Now you know what’s on my Christmas list.

Until then, feel free to forward your friends, family and coworkers a copy of these Ten Commandments of Cell Phone Etiquette.

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I don’t like it when people talk on their cell phones in inapproprate places or at inappropriate times. But I cannot approve of jamming the signal. Some of the calls that get jammed could be urgent.

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