Gerry Canavan

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Cell-Phone Jammer, Hero for the 21st Century

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Cell-phone jammers: threat or menace? I understand why these things have to be illegal, but there have been plenty of times I would have loved to have one (and I’ve been known to be a cell-phone chatterer myself).

“If anything characterizes the 21st century, it’s our inability to restrain ourselves for the benefit of other people,” said James Katz, director of the Center for Mobile Communication Studies at Rutgers University. “The cellphone talker thinks his rights go above that of people around him, and the jammer thinks his are the more important rights.”

No, no! The jammer is an altruist; she jams for the community.

And of course, there’s always the Larry David option:

Via Steve. MetaFilter has more discussion.

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November 5, 2007 at 12:36 pm

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