Emergencyalertsystem

07.18.18
Senate bill could bring emergency alerts to streaming services
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Senate bill could bring emergency alerts to streaming services

The READI Act would also reduce Hawaii-style false missile alerts.

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01.31.18
Hawaii officials fire officer who triggered false missile alarm
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Hawaii officials fire officer who triggered false missile alarm

And the administrator responsible has resigned.

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01.30.18
FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert thought it was real
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FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert thought it was real

It wasn't an accidental click as initially claimed.

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01.14.18
FCC investigates Hawaii's false missile alert
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FCC investigates Hawaii's false missile alert

It's concerned there aren't enough safeguards to prevent mistakes.

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01.13.18
False alarm: Emergency alert in Hawaii claims 'missile inbound'
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False alarm: Emergency alert in Hawaii claims 'missile inbound'

According to officials, the message went out 'in error.'

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01.08.18
FCC chairman wants mobile alerts to be more locally targeted
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FCC chairman wants mobile alerts to be more locally targeted

Ajit Pai's proposal is set to be considered by the FCC later this month.

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12.29.17
Japan's disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones
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Japan's disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones

Previously, alerts were handled by the country's major phone carriers.

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06.22.17
FCC proposes ‘Blue Alert’ for threats against law enforcement
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FCC proposes ‘Blue Alert’ for threats against law enforcement

The Commission will be opening the proposal to public comment.

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06.29.12
FEMA and National Weather Service launch Wireless Emergency Alert System
06.29.12

FEMA and National Weather Service launch Wireless Emergency Alert System

While it's a little later than expected, the free SMS emergency notification system has now gone l...

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