Should more ball parks, stadiums, concert halls, theaters and other venues join Yankee Stadium in banning laptops, including the iPad?
The Bronx ball park has a policy that prohibits fans from bringing laptops inside, and iPads are included in that ban, Associated Press reports. The team says it’s a security-and-safety issue.
Ironically, AP writes, Yankee Stadium is among the most tech-savvy parks in the majors. Every player has a computer screen at his locker, in fact.
Major League Baseball says the issue of allowing iPads into stadiums is a team-by-team decision.
So what do you think? How much of a safety issue are laptops — possibly a larger gadget getting in the way of all the movement in the stands, or beer splashing on the machines?
Should consumers who purchased tickets be able to bring in what they want — within reason — or does each venue have the right to make its own rules — no matter the limits?
What about books, newspapers and magazines? Should you be able to