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The interface to send out a missile alert in Hawaii is, as expected, quite bad

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / A morning view of the city of Honolulu, Hawaii is seen on January 13, 2018.
Social media ignited on January 13, 2018 after apparent screenshots of cell phone emergency alerts warning of a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" began circulating, which US officials quickly dismissed as "false."
/ AFP PHOTO / Eugene Tanner (Photo credit should read EUGENE TANNER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Honolulu Civil Beat claims to have obtained a picture of the interface used to send out tests and missile alerts to the people of Hawaii, and it's not pretty.
It appears the employee who sent...
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