Brace yourself for the report from the FCC on what really happened to trigger the false alarm in Hawaii.
The official word is that the Hawaiian government did not have the safeguards in place to prevent transmission of a false alert.
JUST IN: FCC statement on investigation into false emergency alert: "It appears that the government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards or process controls in place to prevent the transmission of a false alert." pic.twitter.com/OU0uTJYy85
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 14, 2018
WHOA! The FCC with some breaking info there.
oh yeah? https://t.co/V10NQaUw4y
— Siddhartha Mahanta (@sidhubaba) January 14, 2018
We already knew that https://t.co/uLLcJr60Hj
— kiana (@xoKiana_) January 14, 2018
Ya think? https://t.co/Zug1fmYX73
— Adam Thomas (@BeachballDelay) January 14, 2018
Yep. That’s how it appeared to me, too. https://t.co/uVZt18gMIO
— Gene Killian (@genethelawyer) January 14, 2018
No kidding. https://t.co/I2cjli6afr
— Bill Labovitz (@wlabovitz) January 14, 2018
Understatement of the year.
— Gary Andover (@OkieBlue) January 14, 2018
thanks captain obvious
— Guillaume (@guillaumeQD) January 14, 2018
Without the tremendous transparency of the FCC, we would never know the raw details of what happened.