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FCC Mandates Text-To-911 Emergency Service

The FCC has established a deadline for all cellular providers to offer services that allow users to text messages to 911 emergency dispatchers, which allows those in need to get help when it's too dangerous to talk or when they are unable to speak. What do you think?

  • "Anyone can text, but nothing beats the sincerity of a handwritten letter."

    Candace Weil Fabric Folder
  • "Meanwhile, all my tweets to @911 are going completely ignored."

    Bill Rodriguez Chair Assembler
  • "This is going to lead to a disturbing set of emojis."

    Dan DeGregory Microwave Tester

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