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4 facts you need to know about the laptop ban

U.S. and European security officials proposed a plan Why are they pushing this ban? According to Homeland Security, terrorists try to smuggle explosives within battery compartments of computers. Who will be affected? Research firm Euromonitor said that more than 14.5 million (40 percent of overseas visitors) people travel from Europe to America each year. What airports already have the ban? The ban applies to ten foreign airports in the countries of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, Turkey, Jordan, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. What other devices are banned? Besides laptops, the ban applies to tablets, DVD units, handheld consoles, e-readers, and cameras.

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