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  • New York State Testing Emergency Alerts Over Gaming Networks
    By on November 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Gamers are used to confronting invading terrorists, nuclear attacks, and natural calamities—in virtual form. But those living in New York State could soon receive warnings about real emergencies through their favorite video console. State authorities are testing a plan that would see the Emergency Management Office issue alerts over online gaming networks in addition to regular channels.”

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