Mandatory Cell-Phone Chips for PLAN Prevent Opting-Out of Alerts from Obama.·
By Jim Wrenn, Editor, PoliSat.Com , PoliticalXray.Com .
May 11, 2011--
The federal mandate for special chips to be embedded in all cell phones enables
system known as the PLAN for instantaneous broadcast of emergency
alerts such as Amber Alerts, alerts from local leaders, terrorist warnings,
natural-disaster warnings, urgent messages from
Bloomberg, and Presidential Messages from President Obama. The
acronym "PLAN" stands for "Personal
Localized Alert Networks." The chips permit cell-phone
users to "opt-out" of all such automatic messages except Presidential
Needless to say, the value of automatically receiving special Alerts from President Obama cannot be overstated. Indeed, I recently experienced the benefit to receiving an alert from President Obama himself:
Thank goodness I received the alert just in time to prevent my backsliding into the eco-crime of depositing a glass container into the paper-only recycle bin. I am grateful, however, that I can opt-out of special dietary instructions from Mayor Bloomberg.
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