In Philadelphia a local news team went undercover to track down a man who was using a cell phone jamming device he purchased online to shut down cell phone calls on the city buses. His reason? He just doesn’t want to hear people talking on cell phones.
The cell phone rudeness vigilante believes he is taking the law into his own hands and proudly admits to using a device that can not only disrupt cell phones, but can even sometimes disrupt GPS systems and police radios. It turns out that buying, owning, or using a cellular jamming device is against federal law, and can come with jail time and hefty fines. The man using this device later contacted the reporters that caught him using the device, stating that he will dispose of the jammer to keep out of trouble.