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Offline Host Mike

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Australian police seize black box from Ruby Princess
« on: April 09, 2020, 03:33:26 PM »
"(CNN)Australian police boarded the Ruby Princess cruise ship Wednesday night to gather evidence for an investigation into how thousands of passengers were allowed to disembark in Sydney last month resulting in a spike of coronavirus cases.

Over 600 cases and 15 deaths have been linked to the ship, according to public broadcaster ABC. "

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/09/australia/australia-ruby-princess-cruise-coronavirus-intl-hnk/index.html


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Re: Australian police seize black box from Ruby Princess
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2020, 05:49:57 AM »
What's got me wondering is what the ships "black box" records & why it's information would be of interest to the authorities?

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Re: Australian police seize black box from Ruby Princess
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2020, 10:45:11 AM »
The black box I believe is the orange box you see outside near the bow of the ship.  I suspect they want to hear a recording of ship to shore communications.