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01.20.17
Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke
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Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke

There’s a new sheriff in hacker town, and nobody takes him seriously.

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08.08.16
AT&T, Verizon sued for giving businesses discounts on 911 fees
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AT&T, Verizon sued for giving businesses discounts on 911 fees

Nationwide, reports say call centers have been shorted by at least $600 million per year.

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06.02.16
NYPD's smartphone program is shortening crime response times
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NYPD's smartphone program is shortening crime response times

The time it takes for an officer to arrive at a crime in progress has dropped by over 12 percent.

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09.25.15
Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage
09.25.15

Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage

Sprint neglected the service it's meant to maintain for hard-of-hearing users for nearly six months.

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07.17.15
T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage
07.17.15

T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year's 911 outage

An FCC investigation revealed that two separate outages occurred on T-Mobile's network last year, lasting around three hours total. During that time, around 50 million customers were unable to call 911 from their phones.

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06.02.15
Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)
06.02.15

Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)

For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, both houses of Congress have agreed to limit the govern...

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03.25.15
Washington, DC's 911 dispatch system beset by delays and malfunctions
03.25.15

Washington, DC's 911 dispatch system beset by delays and malfunctions

Washington, DC, has a new 911 dispatch system and it's not working. Late last year, tablets were i...

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