FCC: Officer behind Hawaii false missile alert thought it was real

Yahoo Tech

The FCC has published the preliminary findings of its investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert, and it suggests that the story didn't play out as you might have heard. Where initial reports claimed the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency officer who triggered the mass panic clicked on the real alert by mistake, the FCC said the officer fully intended to click it — because they'd misinterpreted a mangled message.

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