Precision matters

“FCC Tackles 911 Dilemma: What Floor Are You Calling From?,” The Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2019.  Will technology need to track your altitude?

Finding people calling 911 from a cellphone within a building can be problematic.  So the FCC is proposing to require that the information from your wireless phone include your altitude, and within 10 feet.

So, we have Governance by the FCC.  And Information, generated by your cellphone.  And Compliance, sort of.  And using the newly required information as well.

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Filed under Theme Four: Use, Theme One: Information, Theme Three: Compliance, Theme Two: Governance

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