FCC To Investigate Hawaii’s Terrifying False Ballistic Missile Alert

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The FCC will launch a full investigation into the false missile emergency alert sent to residents of Hawaii today, Ajit Pai, chairman of the FCC has announced. The push notification alert went out just after 8 am HST, panicking residents and visitors. Apparently a false alarm during a drill, the alert, according to media speculation, was possibly a human error. The all-caps alert was terrifying: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS…