BART http://kvpr.org en Legislature Approves Bill Requiring Court Order to Shut Down Cell Phone Service http://kvpr.org/post/legislature-approves-bill-requiring-court-order-shut-down-cell-phone-service <p>The California legislature has passed a bill that would ban interruptions to cell phone or wireless service without a court order. The measure comes in response to a controversy last year involving transit officials in San Francisco.</p><p>Last year, protesters at a Bay Area Rapid Transit subway station in downtown San Francisco discovered they suddenly didn&rsquo;t have any cell phone service. BART officials concerned about the protest had cut it off. That move sparked wider protests &ndash; and it also prompted a bill from Democratic State Senator Alex Padilla.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:01:07 +0000 Ben Adler 2244 at http://kvpr.org Legislature Approves Bill Requiring Court Order to Shut Down Cell Phone Service