Ryan Ellis In the Media
Ryan Ellis for Northeastern
On Wednesday at 2:18 p.m. EDT, your cellphone will light up with a message from the President of the United States. The alert will test a new nationwide communication method, and you can’t opt out of receiving the notification. “You can draw a clear through-line from the outcry over unwanted junk mail, to email spam, to robocalls, and now this,” said Northeastern assistant professor Ryan Ellis.