TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Cellular Jamming? Think Again.

Re: Cellular Jamming? Think Again.

John McHarry (
Thu, 30 Jun 2005 02:27:58 GMT

On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 05:54:31 -0700, Joseph wrote:


> FCC Re-iterates Cell-Phone Jammers Are Illegal

> WASHINGTON-People who want to use cell-phone jammers to get rid of
> annoying mobile-phone use should think again. It is against the
> law. Those found using, selling, manufacturing or distributing
> cell-phone jammers could be subject to an $11,000-per-day fine and
> seizure of their equipment by the United States Marshals, warned the
> Federal Communications Commission.

The law should be modestly amended to declare those using cellphones
in theaters, churches, and other places of public assembly outlaws
subject to pummeling by the inconvenienced other inmates of such
assembly. Exception might be made for surviving, on duty, emergency
personnel. ;^)

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