So there’s tech titan John Battelle, zooming along on a United flight between the coasts, using his amazing iChat software to check in with the kids at home. The flight has Wifi.
Uh-oh. Here comes the flight steward. Not good.
He says no cameras due to security. Shut ‘er down or it’s the gulag for you, pal.
So he does. There’s no Skype allowed on planes, primarily so it doesn’t become an irritant. They forgot to block the amazing iChat software.