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BT pushes ahead with plans to switch off telephone network

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The odds of that one person needing to call 999 is almost zero.

Milion to one, you mean?!

This is the fallacy I see so often in disaster planning, the assumption that something is so unlikely it isn't worth worrying about, completely forgetting that it is precisely in that unlikely situation that you'll need it the most.

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