BART considering a policy on cell phone shutdowns [telecom]

According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, California's Bay Area Rapid Transit system is considering a policy on when it will shut down cellular access in BART stations and on trains.

I get the feeling that BART is doing some serious backpeddling while wishing it could revise recent history.

October 26, 2011 - 7:28pm | By Eva Galperin BART Considers a Cell Phone Shutdown Policy

This summer, decision-makers at Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) garnered considerable criticism -- not to mention the ire of Anonymous and days of protests -- after they chose to shut down cell phone access to four BART stations in downtown San Francisco based on rumors of an upcoming protest. Now BARTâs Board Directors has drafted a Cell Phone Interruption Policy, which they will consider at an upcoming meeting on October 27th.

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