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Judge Lets Berkeley Require Cell Phone Warnings

Published 28.01.16

Source : San Francisco Gate

Judge Lets Berkeley Require Cell Phone Warnings
A judge has allowed Berkeley to start requiring cell phone retailers to tell customers that carrying switched-on phones too close to their bodies might violate federal radiation standards.

Global Union Against Radiation Battles WiFi from Space

Published 18.01.16

Source : Jack O'Dwyer

GUARDS
Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space (GUARDS) is battling plans by Google, Facebook and SpaceX to launch and replace thousands of satellites to provide worldwide internet service.

At C.D.C., a Debate Behind Recommendations on Cellphone Risk

Published 14.01.16

Source : Danny Hakim, New York Times

At C.D.C., a Debate Behind Recommendations on Cellphone Risk
Jan 1st, 2016 - When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published new guidelines 18 months ago regarding the radiation risk from cellphones, it used unusually bold language on the topic for the American health agency: “We recommend caution in cellphone use.” Within weeks, though, the C.D.C. reversed course. It no longer recommended caution, and deleted a passage specifically addressing potential risks for children.

First US Public School District Limits Wi-Fi Radiation Exposure to Students and Staff

Published 30.09.15

Source : SBWIRE

Ashland, Massachusetts Public Schools have implemented Wi-Fi Device "Best Practices" which include turning the Wi-Fi off when not in use and keeping devices on a table. Based on its own review of the matter, the Ashland Public School District is reducing wireless radiation exposures to children by instituting district wide "best practices for mobile devices". Spurred by parent Cecelia Doucette's concerns about the lack of safety data on Wi-Fi and children, the district investigated the issue and developed a policy to substantially reduce wireless exposures to students and staff.

Woman Wins Disability Payments For Wi-Fi Allergy

Published 04.09.15 Posted in What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Jillian Kestler-D’Amours - Toronto Star

Marine Richard was awarded renewable monthly payments of 800 Euros (about $1,200 CAD) over three years after a French court said she was unable to work due to sensitivity to radiation emitted from sources including cell phone towers.
A French court has awarded disability payments to a woman who claims cell phones and Wi-Fi routers make her sick. Marine Richard was granted renewable monthly payments of 800 Euros (about $1,200 CAD) over three years after the Toulouse court said she was unable to work due to a condition known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS).

Berkeley, CA - Cell Phone Warnings

Published 20.05.15 Posted in What's Happening in Canada?, What's Happening Around the World?, Industry News

Source : CTV News

CTV National News on Sunday May 17th, 2015 featured “Warning Labels on Cell Phones” looking at the new law passed in Berkeley California and how it relates to Canadians.

Los Angeles Supervisors Stop Construction Of Cell Towers At Fire Stations

Published 26.03.15 Posted in What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Carlos Granda - abc7

ALTADENA, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Construction on giant cell towers needed to make Los Angeles County's emergency communication system work has been halted until radiation concerns can be addressed. Dozens of firefighters came to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to let them know they do not want cell towers where they work.

Former Nokia Technology Chief: Mobile Phones Wrecked My Health

Published 18.02.15 Posted in What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Anne Nikka - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Nokia’s former Technology Chief, Matti Niemelä, was involved in the development the world’s first mobile phones, but fell seriously ill himself from mobile-phone microwave radiation. In addition, he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Some studies suggest that radiation may increase the risk of even MS.

Did Cellraid Do Volkswagen to the Telecom Industry?

Published 28.01.16

Source : Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Did Cellraid Do Volkswagen to the Telecom Industry?
Did a small Finnish company, CELLRAID, Ltd, do ‘volkswagen’ to the telecom industry by showing lack of compliance? In this story, for the first time, are shown measurements results indicating that placing a cell phone in a pocket might cause radiation exposures higher than permitted by the current safety standards.

International Coalition Objects to Google’s ‘Project Loon’

Published 14.01.16

Source : Alexis Kramer, Bloomberg BNA

International Coalition Objects to Google’s ‘Project Loon’
Google Inc.’s plan to deliver global WiFi access through Project Loon—a network of balloons floating in the stratosphere designed to connect people in remote areas and fill gaps in coverage—has sparked controversy.

Does Cell-Phone Radiation Cause Cancer?

Published 30.09.15

Source : David Schipper (Consumer Reports)

Does Cell-Phone Radiation Cause Cancer?
As the debate over cell-phone radiation heats up, consumers deserve answers to whether there’s a cancer connection

EHT Lauds Israeli Ban on WiFi in Kindergarten and Precautions of Limits Children's Exposures

Published 24.09.15

Source : SBWIRE

As of this fall, Israel and Italy are officially recommending schools reduce children's exposures to wireless radiation. The Israeli Ministry of Health has initiated a major public awareness effort to reduce wireless and electromagnetic radiation exposures to children. In similar action, the Italian State Parliament of South Tyrol voted to allow the application of the precautionary principle to replace existing wireless networks whenever possible with wired networks or those that emit less radiation.

Is Wi-Fi Making Your Child Ill?

Published 21.05.15 Posted in What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Florence Waters - Telegraph

nvisible threat: children exposed to wireless radiation could be at risk
As France bans Wi-Fi in nursery and primary schools, a British expert who has given up using wireless gadgets says we should do the same.

Ignorance Drowns Out Precaution

Published 26.03.15 Posted in What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Microwave News

The New York Times went into damage control mode yesterday after Nick Bilton, a tech columnist and a rising star at the newspaper, suggested that precaution is the best approach to the use of cell phones and wearable electronics.

RF Cancer Promotion: Animal Study Makes Waves

Published 16.03.15 Posted in Medical Research, Scientific Research, What's Happening Around the World?

Source : Microwave News

The RF–cancer story took a remarkable turn a few days ago. A new animal study challenged many of the assumptions which lie at the heart of claims that RF radiation —whether from cell phones, cell towers or Wi-Fi— are safe.
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