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Mobile Matters: a wake-up call for cell phone fanatics

There is a definite lack of cell phone etiquette when it comes to enclosed public places and classrooms. Many people give off the impression that their phone conversation is more important than the people nearby. A cell phone is the responsibility of its owner, and if cell phone users won’t start respecting others’ space by limiting public conversations and obnoxious rings, cellular phone regulations should become more binding.

There is a definite lack of cell phone etiquette when it comes to enclosed public places and classrooms. Many people give off the impression that their phone conversation is more important than the people nearby. A cell phone is the responsibility of its owner, and if cell phone users won’t start respecting others’ space by limiting public conversations and obnoxious rings, cellular phone regulations should become more binding.

While there are no strict rules now, signs are sometimes posted, politely asking people to shut off their phones. The R

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