Technically Incorrect: A research paper from the Web giant and the San Francisco Division of Emergency Communications shows that accidental butt-dials are becoming a huge problem for emergency services.
Technically Incorrect: Sam Ray, who had been working on a truck, says it fell on him and trapped his arms. Then he reportedly hears Siri talking and manages to get her to call 911.
Technically Incorrect: A federal court says that if you butt-dial someone and the person records it, the information can be used against you.
The pizza chain apologizes on Facebook after two of its delivery men butt-dialed an African-American customer and offered racist songs and epithets.
Fresno police claim two men butt-dialed the emergency hotline, allowing a dispatcher to listen in as a crime was planned and committed.
A suspected drug deal in Oregon goes awry when the alleged dealer accidentally dials 911 and the dispatcher listens in.
Police allegedly listen in to a drug deal as a Pennsylvania man somehow manages to allow them to butt in on the proceedings.
Three suspects are reportedly caught allegedly discussing break-ins when one of them happens to have his cell phone in the wrong position and, police say, butt-dials 911. The dispatchers listen in.
A man who works in a school claims the cell phone in his pocket was too close to his bottom and ends up calling his last-dialed number, his wife's. His wife hears gangster-like words and calls the police.
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