Sources: FCC [press release], Tampa Bay Tribune
quote: Ive been tempted to get one of these myself because of the typical idiot clearly texting and not paying attention.
quote: Wires hooked up to the engine management computer would pick up the EMP and transmit the energy inside the steel case just fine, including power cables which are typically not shielded...
quote: If he owns the movie theater, he can jam electronic devices so long as the interference is limited to the area of his business.
quote: Wut! What on earth makes you think that?!
quote: You do NOT have the right to operate unlicensed radio transmitters in protected EM bands just because you own the piece of land the transmitter is sitting on. Didn't you read this article? The guy it's about was fined tens of thousands of bucks for doing just what you're proposing.
quote: Also, how do you propose limiting the interference solely to the area of business? Radio waves do not respect property bounds.
quote: So in closing, stop being an entitled douche who thinks it's your place to lord over other people. Thanks.
quote: I didn't propose to do what the guy did - he was jamming signals in a public area. If you want to put a faraday cage around your building, YOU CAN. If you want to broadcast interference on the frequencies used by cellphones and wifi, you can so long as the interference does not extend beyond the bounds of your property.
quote: A good example is the July 20, 2012 attack by maniac James Eagan Holmes during the The Dark Knight Rises Batman movie where he killed 12 people and injured 70 others:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Aurora_shooting