[LINK] company spruiking a device to disable smartphones in cars

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Thu Feb 10 09:28:13 AEDT 2011

On 2011/Feb/10, at 9:21 AM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> On 09/02/2011, at 11:03 PM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
>> If you're a LinkedIn member, you may be able to see this article:
>> Device that disables texting, email, web surfing and (optionally) 
>> telephone calls while driving - looking for employers to test this 
>> service at no cost
> I thought it was illegal to block phone calls to mobiles?

How hard would it be to make a micro-cell that would block all but emergency calls?  That's the reason it's illegal isn't it?  Although it seems strange that we're worried about blocking emergency calls when a couple of decades ago no-one could make emergency calls from a device that could fit in their pocket.

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