ban on the iPad. After two weeks of banning the popular tablet computers, the Ministry of Communications is allowing them in and returning the confiscated tablets.Israel today lifted its
Moses Kahlon, the Minister of Communications, announced the lift in a press release. The original decision to ban the iPad was made without the minister's knowledge, inspiring a governmental squabblefest in Israel.
iPads were initially banned out of fear that the the tablet's wireless would interact improperly with communications frequencies because they did not adhere to Israeli Wi-Fi standards. Technical tests carried out by both the ministry and an international lab proved that this was not so.
The Ministry is allowing the importation of only one iPad per person.There is no information explaining this restriction in the press release. If there is no risk, it does not immediately make sense.