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Time Magazine Finds No Reason for Israel's iPad Ban

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Time Magazine finds no credible reason for the blockage of iPads into Israel, but notes that the sole authorized Apple importer, iDigital, is owned by the son of Israel's president. Time talked to wireless experts, the ministry of communications, and others, and the explanations are quite thin. The ministry appears to be relying on the word of iDigital, rather than, say, testing or calling up Apple, on whether the iPad meets the European standards that Israel follows.Generic Globefollow link


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Mel Buckpitt  2010-04-21 21:15
I guessed that there was a 'back-story' else every wi-fi laptop or cellphone carried by US visitors would also be blocked.
robtrew  2010-04-26 00:45
The ban has now been lifted.
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