The smaller the jammer device the more popular

In the United States, gadgets called phone jammers are becoming more and more popular, but the risk is also small. Security experts say this is illegal and potentially dangerous. San Diego (CBS 8)-Small tools called “phone jammers” are becoming more and more popular in the United States, but they also bring great risks. Security experts say this is illegal and potentially dangerous.

You can thank someone in Philadelphia who is tired of other cell phone passengers yelling on their phones because of the sudden surge in the Internet caused by cell phone jammers. These devices can be purchased online at a price of between $40 and $1,000, which is of concern to some security experts.

The communications coordinator said: “In addition to crimes, if someone uses that phone to call the police or fire department, such as 911, it will prevent them from making the call.” From Sheriff Jeff Hebert (Jeff Hebert).

According to the “Frequently Asked Questions Guidelines for Mobile Phone portable jammer” recently issued by the FCC, these are “illegal radio frequency transmitters designed to prevent, block or interfere with authorized radio communications.” And stay connected. “Since the beginning of Philadelphia’s history, “mobile jammer” has been one of the top 10 searches in Google Trends.

In the United States, it is illegal to sell, own or use one without government permission. These devices are available for sale on a few websites, most of which are operated by distributors located overseas. Herbert said: “Fines and jail time follow. The Federal Communications Commission is working very hard to prosecute those who sell and sell these devices.”

Each violation can be fined up to a maximum of 16,000 U.S. dollars, and a specific act can be fined up to 112,500 U.S. dollars. Possession of a disruptor may also result in the government confiscation of illegal equipment and criminal penalties, including prison sentences. Herbert said: “The message is, don’t use them. It really doesn’t make sense to use it. If other people use their phones by your side, please stay away.” So far, Herbert told us that he has not heard of Someone was arrested in our county for using a mobile phone jammer.