emergency alarm for openmoko

Kyle Bassett kylebassett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 06:59:57 CEST 2007

I love the idea, just (here's the real reason why I love open source!) not
send to emergency services.  Pick a relative or co-worker to send to...hell
maybe even an auto-email system that will parse the message.  Anything is


On 10/3/07, Doug Sutherland <doug at proficio.ca> wrote:
> Better check the legalities of auto sending anything to emergency
> services. Due to instances of false alarms, this is not legal in many
> places, and/or can involve large fines. This is true even of home
> fire and security alarm systems. If you have false alarms and a
> system that reports to emergency services, you can be fined
> heavily. The idea of alarm function is not bad. The idea of any
> messaging to emergency services is very bad.
> > configured to send a message to the emergency services
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