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Palo Alto may file complaint on auto-dial 911 calls

Original post made on Jan 29, 2011

Palo Alto is considering filing a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission after its emergency dispatch center was flooded with hundreds of automatic calls over a five-hour stretch in mid-January.

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Posted by spam
a resident of College Terrace
on Jan 29, 2011 at 10:15 am

Who is spamming the 911 system? The Mercury-News says the problem is one particular car, but they did not identify the car's owner.


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