Police seek more wireless-jamming authority

State and local police agencies are seeking broader approval to jam wireless-phone signals, citing the risk of a terrorist attack and other security concerns. But noting that "jamming is a blunt instrument," CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President Joe Farren says the tactic has proved a double-edged sword because jamming could also interfere with rescue and other critical emergency operations.

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