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Regulatory Hurdles for Wireless Emergency Alerts

On September 29, 2016 By ckerr

On Monday, September 19, millions in the New York metropolitan area received the familiar emergency message most often used for inclement weather or abductions. However, this message neither warned of severe weather nor described an automobile—it instead identified Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man allegedly responsible for the recent explosions in Manhattan and New Jersey, as [...]

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911: Just a Text Away?

On August 28, 2014 By Danielle Drago

Emergency help may now be at your fingertips. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) recently voted 3-2 to adopt a rule requiring all U.S. cell phone carriers and certain app developers to implement services allowing users to send text messages to 911 by the end of 2014. [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On April 26, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Thirty-year study underway to research link between cellphone use and negative health effects.

iPad potential taken to new heights as concert pianist performs on device at symphony hall.

Case of lost iPhone prototype may result in criminal charges.

Live Nation’s merger with Ticketmaster instills fear [...]

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010 is a date that, literally, shook modern history. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti and left its capitol of Port-au-Prince largely in ruins. Haiti, which is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, will need international aid to rebuild its struggling country from scratch. [...]

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All Major Cell Phone Companies Double the Price of Text Messages

On September 24, 2008 By JETLaw

The fairly sudden, seemingly inexplicable rise in the price of text messages is setting off alarms. In 2005, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile all charged ten cents per text message. Sprint doubled the price to twenty cents in 2007, and by the end of this year, all three of the other major carriers will [...]

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