FCC Chairman: False Hawaii Missile Alert ‘absolutely Unacceptable’

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Sunday said preventative safeguards weren’t in place when an emergency alert was inadvertently sent to Hawaii residents on Saturday, calling the error “absolutely unacceptable.”

“Based on the information we have collected so far, 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,” Pai said in a statement.

“Moving forward, we will focus on what steps need to be taken to prevent a similar incident from happening again,” he added.

 

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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