TITLE

FCC to set standard for mass communications disruptions

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;12/6/2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) standard for disruptions in mass communications. It mentions the investigation conducted by its chairman Julius Genachowski in the preemptive disconnection of mobile phone towers by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) authority in their subway system. It also notes that its standard limits interruptions to extraordinary circumstances such as bomb threats and potential criminal activities.
ACCESSION #
70710562

 

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