It looks like Nick Bilton is on a divine crusade of some sort. A crusade that may rid us of the baseless protocols of air travel.
Fliers Still Must Turn Off Devices, but It's Not Clear Why - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/voyFu3
And now this:
Tests Cast Doubt on F.A.A. Restrictions on Kindle and iPad - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/sOKQFT
Regardless, he's definitely on to something here. I still remember posting something about a snobby flight attendant who nagged me to turn off my device despite it being in "flight mode" (https://plus.google.com/u/0/106526452034734966566/posts/YfQeEfJ5CVF).
Keep it coming and we’ll see some change soon enough.