Emergency call systems in more than a dozen states went out for as long as an hour Monday night, with only rumors circulating as to which company is to blame.

Twitter accounts of police departments in 14 states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington — began notifying their followers of the outages Monday evening, along with 10-digit phone numbers that could be used instead of 911. Phone and SMS-based emergency calling were affected… READ MORE

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