[At-Large] Travel tip
Michele Neylon - Blacknight
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Tue Jul 8 10:30:50 UTC 2014
According to some airlines if the device doesn't switch on / boot not only does it not travel, neither do you ..
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From: at-large-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org [mailto:at-large-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] On Behalf Of Evan Leibovitch
Sent: Monday, July 07, 2014 9:52 PM
To: León Felipe Sánchez Ambía
Cc: At-Large Worldwide
Subject: Re: [At-Large] Travel tip
It can be summarized like this:
If you bring an electronic device onboard, a TSA officer may require that you to demonstrate that you can use the device. This means that when you get to security, either the device must already be on (as most phones are) or can be booted in front of the officer.
So the warning is to make sure that the battery of your device is charged before you go to security. If you are unable to start your device because of low battery, or if the battery isn't working, the TSA will not allow the device on the aircraft, you will have to leave it behind.
It appears they are looking for devices that look on the outside like phones and laptops but do not function because they have ... other ...
On 7 July 2014 15:14, León Felipe Sánchez Ambía <leonfelipe at sanchez.mx>
> Dear all,
> As many of us travel to the U.S. from very diverse origins and for
> very varied reasons, I thought it would be useful for you to know that
> enhanced security measures are being put in place by the TSA and now
> seem to require that all electronic devices are properly powered as
> powerless devices will not be allowed on board the aircraft.
> This can be specially important since the next ICANN meeting will take
> place in Los Angeles.
> Heres a link to the official statement:
> I hope the information is useful.
> Best regards,
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