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Major 911 outages in 4 states leave millions without a way to contact local authorities

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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Law enforcement agencies across four states were left scrambling following reports of major 911 outages that saw millions unable to contact authorities late Wednesday. Many of the outages — reported in Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas and Nevada — were restored by the late evening. While officials haven't said precisely what caused the outages, they come on the heels of the Department of Homeland Security warning of heightened cyber attack risks on 911 services as they moved to internet-based systems. Local law enforcement agencies reported a full statewide in South Dakota...

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https://nbcnews.com/news/us-news/major-911-outages-4-states-leave-millions-way-contact-local-authoritie-rcna148345

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