The monolith that starts screeching in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” when astronauts approach it, causing intense pain, was a wireless transmitter of an advanced culture—a harbinger of today’s wireless devices, say critics.
The dangers of excessive Wi-Fi radiation will not be among the topics discussed when Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff talks Feb. 10 about the ongoing installation of 7,500 high-powered Wi-Fi kiosks in New York City.
The 7,500 high-powered Wi-Fi kiosks proposed for New York City are a violation of civil rights, say critics. The kiosks are to be discussed Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at an NYU facility in Brooklyn. The event should be shifted to New York.
The Public Relations Society of America has issued a statement in response to a controversial measure passed this week by New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics advising that PR firms disclose their media outreach with the state.
A group concerned with the dangers of radiation from cellphones, computers and other sources has asked Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Assn., to spread the word on “an emerging public health crisis, a five-alarm fire.”
Parents in Fullerton, Calif., Ashland, Mass., and other cities are demanding relief from Wi-Fi in schools. Fox 5 did a segment on cellphone dangers Jan. 21. Topic is a key one for PR people who are heavy cellphone and computer users.
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