Good news for anyone who's been annoyed when the pilot asks you to turn off your electronics before takeoff: The Federal Communications Commission agrees with you.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Thursday, urging the agency to "enable greater use of tablets, e-readers, and other portable devices" during flights, The Hill reported.
Genachowski went on to defend how essential those devices have become to daily life. “They empower people to stay informed and connected with friends and family, and they enable both large and small businesses to be more productive and efficient, helping drive economic growth and boost U.S. competitiveness,” he wrote.
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