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Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins – Idaho Statesman

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australia is considering following the United States and Britain in banning laptops from inbound airliner cabins, the prime minister said, but declined to explain whether the move was related to an Islamic State group threat that President Donald Trump discussed with Russian diplomats. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed Tuesday that his government was “looking … very closely” at the bans on laptops and tablets on flights from some Middle Eastern…

Laptop ban will create ‘economic tsunami’ in travel industry if electronic devices banished to hold – The Independent

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Travel industry experts have warned that an extension of the laptop ban on flights from Europe to the US could spell economic disaster. The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) said yesterday that forcing passengers to stow electronic devices in the hold rather than being able to take them on in hand luggage would create an “economic tsunami”. “A ban from Europe could affect 3,500 flights a week this summer and 65…

A new laptop ban could hurt more than airlines – Marketplace – Marketplace.org

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Syrian woman travelling to the United States through Amman opens her laptop before checking in at Beirut’s international airport in March. – ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images U.S. and European officials are meeting in Brussels today to discuss a potential ban on laptops on flights from Europe to the U.S. The Trump administration’s reasons are concerns about safety and terrorism. What impact could the ban have? Aviation consultant Michael Boyd said a ban on…

‘Likely’ expansion of laptop ban not affected by Trumps’ sharing of classified intel – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops and tablets aboard some direct international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a…

Australia considers banning laptops from airliner cabins – The News Tribune

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Australia is considering following the United States and Britain in banning laptops from inbound airliner cabins, the prime minister said, but declined to explain whether the move was related to an Islamic State group threat that President Donald Trump discussed with Russian diplomats. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed Tuesday that his government was “looking … very closely” at the bans on laptops and tablets on flights from some Middle Eastern…

‘Likely’ expansion of ‘laptop ban’ not impacted by Trumps’ sharing of classified intel – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops and tablets aboard some direct international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a…

US to brief Europe on ‘likely’ laptop ban for inbound flights – USA TODAY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The U.S. is considering expanding a policy requiring travelers on incoming foreign flights to pack laptops in their checked luggage, instead of carryon bags.(Photo: Mel Evans, AP) WASHINGTON — A U. S. delegation is scheduled to meet with European government officials Wednesday in Brussels in advance of a “likely” ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of trans-Atlantic flights to the United States, a Department of Homeland official said…

‘Likely’ expansion of ‘laptop ban’ not impacted by Trumps’ sharing of classified intel – ABC News

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The United States Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that department leaders will meet in Europe this week to discuss expanding the current ban on laptops aboard international flights to the U.S. — a move unaffected by the report President Donald Trump shared classified intelligence related to the ban with Russian officials last week. In March, DHS issued a directive restricting electronic devices larger than a cellphone on flights to…

US to brief Europe on ‘likely’ laptop ban for inbound flights – USA TODAY

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The U.S. is considering expanding a policy requiring travelers on incoming foreign flights to pack laptops in their checked luggage, instead of carryon bags.(Photo: Mel Evans, AP) WASHINGTON — A U. S. delegation is scheduled to meet with European government officials Wednesday in Brussels in advance of a “likely” ban on laptops and tablets in the cabins of trans-Atlantic flights to the United States, a Department of Homeland official said…

Why extending laptop ban makes no sense – CNN

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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Trump’s expected widening of laptop ban has European airlines worried – Fox News

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

European airlines are prepping for an expansion of the U.S. ban on bringing laptops and other large electronic devices inside the cabins of planes headed for American airports. While no official announcement has been made, the U.S. has already banned laptops on board flights coming into the country from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations, and European transport and security officials are slated to meet with their American…

Trump’s expected widening of laptop ban has European airlines worried – Fox News

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

European airlines are prepping for an expansion of the U.S. ban on bringing laptops and other large electronic devices inside the cabins of planes headed for American airports. While no official announcement has been made, the U.S. has already banned laptops on board flights coming into the country from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations, and European transport and security officials are slated to meet with their American…

U.S. officials will talk to Europe about expanding the in-flight laptop ban – Recode

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

U.S and European government officials will huddle on Wednesday as the Trump administration decides whether to ban large electronic devices like laptops on some transatlantic flights. At the meeting, the two sides will “assess any new threats and work towards a common approach to address them,” an EU official said at a press conference today. Beginning in March, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security prohibited cameras, DVD players, tablets and…

Why Carmel doesn’t want one laptop or iPad per student – Indianapolis Star

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share When most districts in the states raced to put an iPad or laptop in each student’s hands. Wochit Buy Photo A Carmel High School student works on her laptop and smartphone in between classes in the school’s media center May 8.(Photo: Emma Kate Fittes/IndyStar)Buy Photo CARMEL, Ind. — “Slow and steady wins the race.”  That’s how administrators at Carmel Clay Schools describe technology integration in its…

Donald Trump’s laptop ban could lead to ‘catastrophic’ fire on flight, airline pilots say – The Independent

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

UK airline pilots have warned of the risk of a “catastrophic” on-board fire if a ban on laptops is introduced on transatlantic flights.  Most laptops, tablets and e-readers are powered by lithium batteries which, when faulty or short-circuited, can ignite. Laurie Price, former Aviation Advisor to the Transport Select Committee and himself a private pilot, told The Independent: “We have had numerous incidents of devices with lithium batteries suddenly bursting…

Hollywood Braces for Laptop Ban on European Flights Ahead of Cannes – Hollywood Reporter

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Festivalgoers are crying foul amid concerns about broken or stolen devices as well as how to pass the time on a transatlantic flight. Hollywood is bracing for a looming laptop ban on flights from Europe to the United States, a move that could have a major impact on people traveling to the Cannes Film Festival. The Trump administration has indicated that it will expand a similar rule already in…

Keylogger discovered preinstalled on some HP laptops – CNET

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Something’s watching you. Sarah Tew/CNET Your new HP laptop may be recording everything you do on it. That is the warning issued Thursday by Swiss security researcher ModZero, which discovered an audio driver installed on several HP laptops contains a keylogger-type feature that secretly records every keystroke entered into the computer to an unencrypted file on the computer’s hard drive. The driver, developed by audio chip maker Conexant, is loaded…

Keylogger discovered preinstalled on some HP laptops – CNET – CNET

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Something’s watching you. Sarah Tew/CNET Your new HP laptop may be recording everything you do on it. That is the warning issued Thursday by Swiss security researcher ModZero, which discovered an audio driver installed on several HP laptops contains a keylogger-type feature that secretly records every keystroke entered into the computer to an unencrypted file on the computer’s hard drive. The driver, developed by audio chip maker Conexant, is loaded…

The EU is urgently trying to talk the US out of banning laptops from the cabins of transatlantic flights – CNBC

Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Here’s how the laptop ban works on flights to the US – TechCrunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump is reportedly gearing up to introduce a ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights between Europe and the U.S., expanding a ban that was initially placed on travelers entering America from selected airports in the Middle East in March. These days it is almost unthinkable to travel without a laptop, iPad or camera when going overseas, and almost everyone would prefer to keep those items…