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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:24 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:
AndyPoms wrote:I was thinking about this and remembered that in the US, both the FCC & the FAA prohibit use of "cellular devices" during flight (http://www.fcc.gov/guides/wireless-devices-airplanes & http://faa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/262), so even though it may not be a TOS violation, it is a violation of federal regulations. He & his lawyers can have fun with that one...

Assuming this was a commercial aircraft.

When the Mythbusters took this on with a private aircraft, they couldn't go airborne with the experiment due to these rules...
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:30 pm

I was thinking about this and remembered that in the US, both the FCC & the FAA prohibit use of "cellular devices" during flight (http://www.fcc.gov/guides/wireless-devices-airplanes & http://faa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/262), so even though it may not be a TOS violation, it is a violation of federal regulations. He & his lawyers can have fun with that one...
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:46 am

TruckOttr wrote:And for the rest of the story as a famous commentator once used to say.

Here's the reply I got from the air paver. I deleted the user's name...


All that needs to get forwarded on to Ori (username: Unholy)...
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:35 am

And the TOS doesn't specify that anyone is due to "earn points" for any reason at all either.
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:16 pm

AndyPoms wrote:I was thinking about this and remembered that in the US, both the FCC & the FAA prohibit use of "cellular devices" during flight (http://www.fcc.gov/guides/wireless-devices-airplanes & http://faa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/262), so even though it may not be a TOS violation, it is a violation of federal regulations. He & his lawyers can have fun with that one...

Assuming this was a commercial aircraft.
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:32 am

This user has already been dealt with. Rank is permanently set to zero.
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:04 am

harling wrote:You'd think Waze would look at the vehicle speed, and award negative points for paving above a certain (undisclosed) threshold, say 100mph.

I've/We've suggested a combination of altitude and speed as criteria for discarding this data.

And when done repeatedly, disable the user's account. :)
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Re: Paving by Air

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:17 am

TruckOttr wrote:Yep. This was definitely just to get points. It wasn't an "oops I left Waze on by accident."

And yes, this user is a "high scorer".

You can either open a ticket or let a Waze Champ know.
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