Mod parent up. This is why people are protesting. Love it or hate it, this is also the free market at work.
Good point. "The movie" represents a short period of time where you might not be able to text, which is not a real hardship.
Not allowing texting during the previews would be cruel. That can be HOURS.
As someone that used to work with mobile security - this is tiny minority that got caught. If you carry your mobile phone with you, then you have no reasonable expectation of privacy. Treat your smartphone as a combination of public WiFi and a court-assigned GSP tracking ankle bracelet.
This. The entire business model of the internet has shifted to one of sharing geolocation, identity, and preference data that many people would consider private if given the opportunity to provide or withhold their informed consent. We do know that our phones are on the internet, right?