Monthly Archives: February 2017

Are ‘smart’ meters dangerous? Pennsylvania man wins round in fight with electric company

From Penn Live By Matt Miller February 10, 2017 At least for now, a Philadelphia man has won a round in his fight with the electric company. It came this week when a Commonwealth Court panel ordered the Public Utility … Continue reading

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UK: Residents slam Thames Water’s smart water meter installations

From Hamstead & Highgate February 9, 2017 by Nathalie Raffray Residents in Fortis Green are campaigning against smart water meters in or near their homes Campaigners in Fortis Green have slammed Thames Water for installing controversial “smart” water meters without … Continue reading

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Is PG&E overbilling opt-out customers with “estimated” utility bills?

From EMF Safety Network February 9, 2017 If you are a smart meter opt-out customer, you might want to call PG&E to find out if they’ve correctly billed you. People are getting higher bills because PG&E is reading meters every … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things sees all: Ohio authorities indict man through data from his pacemaker

From Engadget The way to a man’s heart is actually through WiFi Turns out the heart is deceitful above all things after all. By Violet Blue February 3, 2017 They say you can’t hide what’s in your heart, but the … Continue reading

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UK: Police officers sue force over ‘radio injuries’

From the Telegraph By Nigel Bunyan January 1, 2017 Police officers are preparing to sue their own force over a series of illnesses they claim were caused by the radio system they use while out on patrol. The Lancashire Constabulary … Continue reading

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PubMed: The fundamental reasons why laptop computers should not be used on your lap

From the Journal of Biomedical Physics and Engineering 2016 Dec 1;6(4):279-284. eCollection 2016. The Fundamental Reasons Why Laptop Computers should not be Used on Your Lap. Mortazavi SA1, Taeb S2, Mortazavi SM3, Zarei S4, Haghani M2, Habibzadeh P1, Shojaei-Fard MB5. … Continue reading

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Tennessee: Memphis city council members compare utility company to Gestapo

MLGW is Memphis Light, Gas & Water From WMC Action News 5 By Kendall Downing February 7, 2017 Video at link below MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Tempers flared among Memphis City Council members toward MLGW over Smart Meters, even comparing MLGW … Continue reading

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Michigan: State representative seeking support for bill to ban opt-out fees

From WILX, News 10 February 7, 2017 LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – There’s a move in the state legislature to get rid of fees that utilities charge to customers who want to keep their “old meters”. On Friday, News 10 reported … Continue reading

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Are my toys playing with my DNA?

The author asks, “What is a really safe distance?” No safe exposure level has ever been established. Research findings at various radiation levels show different aspects, not levels, of risk. Low power emissions sometimes have a greater effect than high … Continue reading

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Power struggle: PG&E fights California towns to install Smart Meters

From Marin Independent Journal PG&E to defy Fairfax wireless meter ban by Richard Halstead January 5, 2017 Michael Peevey listens to testimony in San Francisco in 2014 while he was president of the California Public Utilities Commission. In a 2010 email, … Continue reading

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