I’ve written about the dangers of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 but on Friday, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an emergency order banning the devices on all U.S. flights.
“Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States,” the DOT directive states. Also, the phones cannot be shipped as air cargo. “If passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices, the phones may be confiscated and passengers may face fines,” according to the ban, which went into effect Saturday.
Since Samsung has issued a recall for all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices, find out how you can get a refund or exchange for yours.
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