Samsung Banned from Airlines

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  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    Earlier, passengers were forbidden from turning them on, or charging them, but as of noon ET today the Note 7 is banned from all US airlines: they cannot be brought on board as carry on or checked luggage. The Samsung Note 7 cannot travel by air.

    Does anyone expect that the TSA will be able to distinguish between the various Samsung models? This is effectively a ban on anything by Samsung that looks like a Note 7..

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    https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/dot-bans-all-samsung-galaxy-note7-phones-airplanes
     
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  2. Tranquil

    Tranquil Decent! VIP

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    Samsung really messed up, I would hate to be the guy who was in charge of making this disaster of a phone.

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  3. babybear

    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ

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    they better start making them here in the states.
    Trump,get on this.
     
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  4. Benham

    Benham Still Better Than You

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    BF has to fly soon. His is a Galaxy S5. Wonder if they will kick him off the plane.
     
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  5. NipplesAndToes23

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    So in like 95% of test cases people were able to smuggle guns, knives, and drugs on planes but they're going to keep a certain model of phone off of planes? :jj:
     
  6. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker I'm gonna rock ya till it strikes the hour

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    My note 3 was not hassled by TSA.
     
  7. newcastlefan

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    Militant Muslim terrorists are now being outfitted with vests with 20 strategically sewn Samsung Note 7 phones. Commercial pilots are being instructed to ditch at sea since there is no known way to prevent them from exploding.
     
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