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can.you.feel.my.808 writes "Wired.com is reporting on the decision of airlines who have begun to introduce on-board WiFi during flights, such as American Airlines, to implement filters for their services in order to prevent viewing of "inappropriate" material during flights. This is a relief to many flight attendants, who were originally charged with the task of "...[being] morality cops" and monitoring the content fliers were perusing. However, there are apparently those who cannot live without their Airporn. Marc Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center claims that "...Filters do nothing to keep people from viewing inappropriate material stored on their laptops..." Now I am all for net neutrality and individual freedoms but I have to ask: would you really want Joe Blow (no pun intended) browsing his favorite bukkake collection online while sitting by your children in the next aisle?..."