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oct 10 2008

Follow that story: Banning in-flight access to porn

A few weeks ago on This Just In, senior editor Liz Ozaist anticipated that airlines might "put filters in place that will block passengers from perusing porn and other racy programming at cruising altitude." (See X-rated air fare, with 130-plus comments.)

Well, the airlines have begun to act.

Delta has announced that it will block offensive content from its Wi-Fi service, which launches later this year, says the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

American Airlines has announced that "it is working with technology provider Aircell to allow filtering of its nascent Internet service to block the sites," says the Dallas Morning News. The airline is conducting a six-month trial of in-flight Wi-Fi on selected flights.

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