Source: The New York Times
quote: You're firstly going to be wasting vast amounts of time and money
quote: The President doesn't have much power.
quote: I love our system of checks and balances, it is great. Don't, however, marginalize the power of our President. It is far from that--marginal. If you put a GOOD president in office (not a terrible one, ahem), they can accomplish quite a bit of useful... change--or, a better word here contextually speaking is... progress.
quote: I have to believe that all such devices emit relatively similar amounts of e-noise. At the very most, enact some kind of regulation for what an acceptable amount of e-noise is from such devices and require manufacturers to pay for their own certification through some kind of testing facility.
quote: enact some kind of regulation for what an acceptable amount of e-noise is from such devices and require manufacturers to pay for their own certification through some kind of testing facility.
quote: No one actually turns these devices off anyway. People just turn the screen off and stash them for 15 minutes. If these devices were actually causing interference there would have been an accident by now.
quote: ... the FAA is taking a fresh look at the use of personal electronic devices, other than cell phones, on aircraft," said Brown.The FAA likely put this testing off due to costs and the amount of testing required for these devices to pass.
quote: EMT Labs also said that the "two tablets versus many" theory the FAA used was incorrect as well, saying that electromagnetic energy doesn't add up as more e-readers or tablets are used. Rather, the "noise" from such gadgets decreases as more are used.