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With the news that TV ownership has fallen for the first time in 20 years and that 85 percent of Americans over 18 own a cell phone, some are arguing that a national emergency alert system to text cell phones in case of an emergency needs to be put in place.
Originally posted by BalderAsir
Already in use in Australia.
Originally posted by Mactire
Sounds like a backdoor tapping technique to me. As if we'd ever get a warning for anytihng from the government. The only warning we'd ever get for, lets say, a meteor strike, would be the instant before your eyes were singed when you made the mistake of looking up.
Originally posted by Expat888
Bad Idea.. Dont want sms messages from ANY government. Im quite capable of taking care of myself.
Bad enough getting the odd sms for 4D or offering videos of hot girls..