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Wednesday 12 February 2003

Crying Wolf, Indeed

It turns out that the ‘Amber Alert’ B.S. that resulted in the Emergency Alert System being activated yesterday was based on a fabricated story.

There appears to be no comment in the press on the wisdom (or lack therof) of using the EAS for things like this.

Posted by tino at 17:39 12.02.03
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Not only did they cry wolf…they caused some nice traffic problems. More details in this Baltimore Sun story.

Posted by: Paul Johnson at February 12, 2003 11:10 PM