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Submission + - FAA device rules illustrate the folly of a regulated internet (anarcho-capitalism-blog.com)

cathyreisenwitz writes: "The New York Times‘ Bits blog has a great piece on the FAA’s inconvenient, outdated and unhelpful rules regarding electronic devices on planes:

'Dealing with the F.A.A. on this topic is like arguing with a stubborn teenager. The agency has no proof that electronic devices can harm a plane’s avionics, but it still perpetuates such claims, spreading irrational fear among millions of fliers.'

The dumb FAA rules illustrate why we shouldn’t let the government regulate the internet: Government regulations are nearly always outdated and too cautious."

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FAA device rules illustrate the folly of a regulated internet

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