FCC Investigates BART Mobile Shutdown

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•33 Aug 17, 2011

The Federal Communications Commission is looking into an incident last week in which Bay Area Rapid Transit allegedly shut down mobile phone service in an effort to prevent a protest over the BART police’s second fatal shooting since 2009. What do you think?

  • “I knew something terrible would come out of the police shooting innocent people.”

    Denise Foreman –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Damn right they should investigate. That whole thing ruined my chance to win Archers of Loaf tickets.”

    Jim Wright –
    Office Copy Selector

  • “If the investigation turns up a white iPhone, is there a number I can call to get it back?”

    Halsey Chesterson –
    Key Cutter