Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Saturday November 16, 2013

Homeland Security Must Disclose Wireless Shutdown Protocols

The US District Court for the District of Columbia has ordered Homeland Security to disclose the details of protocol to shut down the nation’s cellular and wireless networks. The protocol is also referred to as Standard Operating Procedure 303, otherwise known as the Kill Switch.

This protocol is described in the court filing as an "emergency wireless protocol...codifying a shutdown and restoration process for use by commercial and private wireless networks during national crises."