UPDATED: Hackers transmit zombie alerts over EAS in Great Falls and Michigan

UPDATE: [The Great Falls Tribune has posted a story](http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20130212/NEWS01/302120010/Montana-s-zombie-hoax-likely-linked-similar-false-alert-Michigan) with more details and which also mentions the Michigan hacks. Reporter Michael Beall spoke with the manager of the Michigan ABC station I mentioned in my post, who said authorities there have identified a suspect in at least one of the hacking incidents there. Beall’s story… Continue reading UPDATED: Hackers transmit zombie alerts over EAS in Great Falls and Michigan

Tester appeals to FCC chairman on behalf of rural broadband

Jon Tester

Montana Sen. Jon Tester has sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, asking that plans for encouraging broadband growth in America do not harm programs that are already in place specifically to help rural areas. He is concerned primarily with the Universal Service Fund, which the Montana Democrat says has “a long history of… Continue reading Tester appeals to FCC chairman on behalf of rural broadband