S.F. subway muzzles cell service during protest | InSecurity Complex - CNET NewsBART itself pulled the plug and notified the providers after the fact.
Remember Minority Report? With the pre-cogs and they sometime got it wrong. This story reminds me of that. They didn't even wait for something to happen. You can have you cell service after the riots start in the UK or "repressed" Egypt, but in "free" America BART can shut down your ability to speak to others because they don't like what you might say.