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Homeland Security apparently doesn't want you to know..

by G00GLER / January 25, 2006 4:36 AM PST

the security level.

see what i mean

<a style='color:green' href='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-low.gif'>low</a> <img src='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-low.gif'><BR>

<a style='color:blue' href='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-guarded.gif'>GUARDED</a> <img src='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-guarded.gif'><BR>

<a style='color:yellow' href='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-elevated.gif'>ELEVATED</a><img src='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-elevated.gif'><BR>

<a style='color:orange' href='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-high.gif'>HIGH</a> <img src='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-high.gif'><BR>

<a style='color:RED' href='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-severe.gif'>SEVERE</a> <img src='http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-severe.gif'><br>

actually i should clarify ready.gov doesn't want you to know, i've emailed them called several times dating back to July 2004 that if we ever get a RED alert they will show normal yellow, i figure this is a good community to post this to, maybe if it's more than one voice... they'll findly change, it.

I supposedly talked to their IT department already and even emailed them an image I made based on their's. please mention on podcast so this updated quickly, 18 months is a long time.

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clarify
by G00GLER / January 25, 2006 4:45 AM PST

all ready.gov has to do is update one image:
http://www.ready.gov/america/_images/splash/cond-severe.gif

and to clarify dhs.gov does have the right severe.gif in case terror alert ever becomes red again.

i emailed folks at ready.gov letting them know i was going to post this at podcast forums to draw mass attention and mount pressure for them to change this.

reminding them that i had even created the correct image and sent it to them after talking to them on the phone back in october 04.

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Woo for fear mongering.
by Jasmes / January 25, 2006 5:52 AM PST
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Especially fear mongering that is screwed up by our useless Gov't.


Actually its probably a good idea to keep political stuff out of this forum eh. o_0


I got those apolitical blueees...

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Upload error
by acedtect-20196213851867054973637995818137 / January 25, 2006 5:56 AM PST

Conspiracy.... or user error!!!!

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PEBKAC
by Jasmes / January 25, 2006 6:19 AM PST
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Just another PEBKAC situation. Grin

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how is this a PEBKAC situation
by G00GLER / January 25, 2006 6:27 AM PST
In reply to: PEBKAC

PEBKAC - "Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair". Refers to a non-existent computer problem that is actually just incompetence by the user. Allegedly, some users have ignorantly but helpfully told each level of technical support that the previous level "suspected a PEBKAC situation."

basically ready.gov's terror alert is a hack of dhs.gov except they have their own graphic, but when they made the graphic's they likely accidently saved elevated over severe.gif

whether having terror alerts are stupid or not if you are going to have them and are taxes have to go to agencies like ready.gov, they should be more competent

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