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Live2Learn
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« on: October 14, 2016, 07:06:02 PM »

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DOT Bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones From Airplanes

October 14- WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. This prohibition includes all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices. The phones also cannot be shipped as air cargo.  The ban will be effective on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at noon ET.
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Eclipse
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2016, 07:42:45 PM »

What a mess.
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Fubar
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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2016, 08:36:56 AM »

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Live2Learn
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2016, 01:30:14 PM »

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Great video.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 the modern version of the Pinto exploding compact car recall. 

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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2016, 01:58:54 PM »

Ah yes, the Pinto. Way before my time. Was talked about in Philosophy class in 08/09 regarding ethics.
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