Retired Canadian Army captain Jerry Flynn, who spent 22 years in its “Electronic Warfare” unit, is beseeching Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadian Medical Assn. president Dr. Chris Simpson to stop “suppressing the truth” about the dangers of Wi-Fi, Cellphones, computers, cell towers and other forms of radiation. (3 reader comments)
The Federal Communications Commission on March 17 gave Google permission to float high-altitude balloons that provide Wi-Fi in 50 states. Anti-Wi-Fi groups say they are dangerous but Google denies all such charges. (3 reader comments)
Thousands are expected at "Wi-Fi Now 2016" described as the “World’s premier Wi-Fi conference” April 19-21 in the D. C. area. Wi-Fi health advocates say they will protest. New York’s Con Ed is spending $1.5 billion on Wi-Fi utility meters. Wi-Fi is also coming to NY buses. (3 reader comments)
Parents of Mass. student sue over Wi-Fi issue; Westhampton Beach is sole holdout vs. Jewish boundary on telephone poles; Cablevision/Madison Square Garden execs, selling to Altice, paid themselves well.
Crosswind Media & Public Relations has teamed up with MIT student group Hacking Medicine program to promote a three-day healthcare and technology workshop during the SXSW Interactive Festival, which begins today in Austin.
The 7,000+ Sidewalk Labs Wi-Fi terminals planned for New York will be a “huge” ad medium generating $500 million+ in revenues, Business Insider Reports. It sees “privacy concerns” because users will be tracked. Others see health concerns.
Students, among the biggest victims of excess Wi-Fi radiation, are starting to speak up. Kill Zone USA notes there are now 594,309 cell towers emitting pulsed radiation. Wireless burglar alarms are a no-no.
The Santa Cruz, Calif., County Board of Supervisors, acting on a request of the Board of Health, declared “smart” (wireless) electric and water meters to be “health hazards, safety and consumer fraud risks.”
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