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Why does Vladimir Putin avoid Smartphones?

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is an anecdote worth recording. Virginia Farver, the mother who lost her son to cancer, discovered information on the FCC website which prompted concern, particularly over the enforcement of rules regarding the internet and Enforcement of those rules on an international level.
Last week it was noted that a logo / corporate seal appeared at the bottom of the page called “Global Contracts”.
Several individuals noted the connections to many private companies all linked to the United Nations.
The OLD FCC logo / colours:

What is relevant is that within days the FCC up-dated it’s website without referencing the link to Global Contracts.

The following is the up-dated logo and livery:

Taken in the context of FCC Commissioner Michael O’Reilly’s report of communication with the U.N. that it “cannot foresee how the transition will unfold.” (See contribution from Virginia Farver below.)

There is no doubt about when but how the U.N. will take control of the Internet. This means global control of communications by a voluntary organization with no democratic brief. Add the proposed deployment of 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), all transport controlled through the QRS-11 chip / transponder.

As Barrie Trower predicted, “You are going to lose control of your country”.

Quietly, incrementally, the United Nations is becoming the un-elected government of the future.

Taken together with the failure of the World Health Organization to adequately address the dangers to human beings (and all living things) from electromagnetic radiation without public dialogue the possibility exists that the next generation will have lost both health and freedom.

According to outspoken Judge Anna von Reitz, “The ‘UN Corporation’ is just another commercial corporation formed in Vichy France during WWII by Fascists bent on world dominion. It is criminal to the core and the French people and French government need to be “highly motivated” to pull the plug on it and liquidate its far-flung mercenary empire.

“While fronting the actual “United Nations Organization” as an instrumentality for World Peace, what they have really worked at all these years is the creation of an instrumentality of world dominion and coercionusing any form of lie or excuse possible for their actions.

See item (below) regarding FCC Bureau Chief Tom Sulllivan’s remarks at the 5G Conference in Egypt. regarding “Global harmonization”.


The proliferation of electromagnetic signals is highlighted by a poster from Keysight Technologies which explains the “10 Things You Should know about Massive MIMO”. Massive MIMO (also known as Large-Scale Antenna Systems, Very Large MIMO, Hyper MIMO, Full-Dimension MIMO and ARGOS) technology is becoming mature for wireless communications and has been incorporated into wireless broadband standards like LTE and Wi-Fi. Basically, the more antennas the transmitter/receiver is equipped with, the more the possible signal paths and the better the performance in terms of data rate and link reliability. The price to pay is increased complexity of the hardware (number of RF amplifier frontends) and the complexity and energy consumption of the signal processing at both ends. The Keysight poster displays the following statement: “Massive MIMO is multi-user MIMO where the number of base stations is much larger then the number of users.”
For a copy of the poster contact Keysight Technologies at:
Customer Contact Center: T. 1-800-829-4444
Web: www.keysight.com

Pleas circulate widely.
Kind regards,

John Weigel



Anders Ahlbom and Maria Feychting misled in new Swedish Environmental Health report

From: “Mona Nilsson” <mona@stralskyddsstiftelsen.se>

Subject: Anders Ahlbom and Maria Feychting misled in new Swedish Environmental Health report

Date: 14 February 2018 12:44:16 am AEDT

To: <info@stralskyddsstiftelsen.se>

Reply-To: <mona@stralskyddsstiftelsen.se>

In 2017 the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) published a report on environmental health issues (Miljöhälsorapport 2017) that included a section on EMF health risks authored by Anders Ahlbom (AA) and Maria Feychting (MF), both professors from at the Karolinska Institute. The report from Anders Ahlbom and Maria Feychting is grossly misleading about the available scientific evidence.

Read more:


Kind regards
Mona Nilsson

Swedish Radiation Protection Foundation

FCC boss Ajit Pai’s own agency is investigating him for potential corruption
The FCC’s Inspector General has launched an investigation into whether Pai acted inappropriately as he rushed to dismantle media consolidation rules.
FCC boss Ajit Pai is being investigated by his own agency over potential corruption allegations.The already-unpopular agency boss has been on a tear in recent months gutting decades old media-consolidation rules designed to protect consumers and the nation’s media markets from any one broadcaster becoming too powerful.

Remarks of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona, Spain February 28, 2017
One reason for this optimism is the technology you see on display at this conference. Within living memory, it was thought that spectrum above 3 GHz could not be used for mobile communications. Today, one can use millimeter wave spectrum to produce multigigabit speeds. That means 5G could transform the wireless world. And when you add the potential of new satellite and fixed broadband technologies, as well as further innovation in 4G LTE, we stand on the cusp of exciting advances that will bring unparalleled choice and competition to consumers. But it’s not a forgone conclusion that we will fully realize this technological potential. After all, building, maintaining, and upgrading broadband networks is expensive. And our 5G future will require a lot of infrastructure, given the “densification” of 5G networks. In my country alone, operators will have to deploy millions of small cells, and many more miles of fiber and other connections to carry all this traffic. Doing all this will command massive capital expenditures.

Church spires to be installed with 4G antennas to help obliterate blackspots

The new agreement, signed by Matt Hancock, the Digital Secretary, and Dr David Walker, the Bishop of Manchester, following a summit in December, states that the Government and Church will work with both “mobile and broadband providers” to “help deliver improved connectivity”.



Why does Vladimir Putin avoid Smartphones?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again proudly declared he does not have a smartphone, resisting the 21st century technology for myriad reasons.

The leader-who spent most of his early career as a Soviet intelligence agent before turning to politics-came forward to correct an official at the Council for Science and Education, who spoke about energy use in Russia and compared how much electricity boiling water takes compared to sending a single voice message via the devices that most, if not all Russians use.

5 wireless charging myths exploded by WiTricity CEO

“Wireless power has the potential to dramatically shape the future of electric mobility and it is happening sooner than most people imagine. In fact, the first EV built with wireless charging as standard equipment will hit the market this year.”

What is it actually like to live in a house filled with IoT devices?

This week in IoT, a house filled with consumer IoT devices turns quickly into a nightmare, while South Korea’s subways now have better Wi-Fi than most of the world.

If there’s anything the massive tech trade show CES has taught us over the past few years, it is that the biggest tech companies want us all to have internet of things (IoT) devices in our homes constantly pumping out information and data that can be used either for their own products, or to sell on to third-parties.

Preliminary findings on U.S. diplomats’ health problems in Cuba: real but still a mystery

Initial clinical evaluations of 80 diplomats and family members at the University of Miami showed that some of the diplomats had symptoms resembling concussions, but none of them reported having suffered head trauma. Because of this, 21 of 24 confirmed cases were referred to the University of Pennsylvania Department of Neurosurgery and Center for Brain Injury and Repair.

BIG BROTHER Iran may be spying on Brits using ‘weaponised’ phone apps downloaded from Apple and Google’s app stores, report claims

An explosive new report claims the spyware-enabled messaging apps, used by the evil regime, are being used by Iranian expats in the West to communicate with their relatives in the troubled country

Jeff & Preston James – Mass mind control and how it’s done



5G, Optogenetics & Li-Fi : MK Androids R Us : Human AI

Optogenetics coupled with Li-Fi will only make turning us into willing cyborgs for the AI Godmother that much easier. But with all the mind control technologies being used on the public, we were already the real androids anyway.


AT&T pushes lawmakers, state officials to block document release

The public safety communications project known as FirstNet has been criticized – even by some of the officials closely involved with it – as being shrouded in too much secrecy.

Now the leak of two consultants’ reviews of plans for the public safety broadband buildout has state officials and corporate lawyers scrambling to find the leaker and demand that the recipient of the leak return copies and not disseminate them further.


Lawmakers not spoiling for constitutional fight with Scott

Scott says state will ‘opt in’ on federal FirstNet program

Vermont will shop around for public safety telecom technology

Some may be kept in dark on future of public safety telecom

The reviews were aimed at advising Gov. Phil Scott whether to opt in or out of the plan to improve public safety communications that is being spearheaded by FirstNet, a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the telecom giant AT&T. Scott announced Nov. 29 he had decided to opt in. Last week New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu announced his state would be taking the opposite course.

State officials and a lawyer for AT&T argue that the redacted materials encompass trade secrets and are proprietary and exempt from disclosure under Vermont’s Public Records Act. State Auditor Doug Hoffer questioned the exemption in an email. And a review of the redacted and unredacted reports by VTDigger indicates that at least some of the areas blacked out are not likely to be competitively sensitive but could cast the FirstNet-AT&T plan in a negative light.

One criticism of the FirstNet-AT&T plan is that Vermont could not seek redress from AT&T if it failed to deliver a robust public safety network that could withstand weather or other disasters. The contract describing the plan, which is secret even from state officials signing their states up to participate for the next 25 years, is between FirstNet and AT&T. If Vermont were dissatisfied with AT&T’s performance, its only recourse would be to complain to FirstNet, officials have said.

Graham Dwyer seeks to have laws on trial evidence changed

Man convicted of murdering Elaine O’Hara in 2012 brings High Court challenge

Graham Dwyer has asked the High Court to strike down provisions of the law that allowed data from mobile phones to be used as evidence during his trial for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

Oklahoma pulling up red carpet offered to wind industry

Amid budget crunch, Oklahoma pulls up red carpet offered to wind industry, now considering new taxes.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A battle is shaping up at Oklahoma’s Capitol over the burgeoning wind industry that is facing fierce opposition from some oil-and-gas leaders and critics who say the state has been too generous with incentives. Oklahoma rolled out the red carpet for the industry more than a decade ago with subsidies that now cost the state tens of millions of dollars each year.

Now those subsidies have all been ended, but there is still a push to impose a new production tax on wind energy and maybe even cap previously promised incentives.

Automotive issues

nuro made an autonomous vehicle that actually makes sense to implement tomorrow

nuro describes their self-titled product as ‘the self driving vehicle made for local goods transportation.’ the idea is refreshingly specific and well-past the photoshop-photoshop-photoshop-so-investors-buy-in phase. the vehicle’s sensor array, located on the roof, houses cameras, radars, and LIDAR, all necessary to make the vehicle safely autonomous; of course, there wouldn’t be any manual controls, pedals, gears, steering wheels, or anything like that. it’s a mobile grocery cart and that isn’t a dis.

Self-driving delivery robots could soon be hitting the streets of Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) – Starship Technologies is hoping to begin operating in the Valley, and help to revolutionize the way items are delivered.
The company currently has operation centers in five countries, and their robots have had 11 million human interactions. Starship surveys the world of where they want to operate, and they said Phoenix is on the cutting edge of technology, and is the perfect market for their product.
The company went before the state’s transportation committee on Wednesday, hoping for approval to operate self driving delivery robots in the Valley.


No cars allowed: Georgia considers highway just for trucks

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia transportation officials are exploring the idea of a separate highway for trucks only.
It would be the first highway of its kind in the United States, said John Hibbard, the Georgia Department of Transportation’s operations director.

A history of computer code in cars

It’s a well-used adage that ‘software is eating the world‘. And one of the realms where this is very much coming true is in automobiles. But how did cars go from four wheels and a manually-cranked engine to a rolling data center complete with internet connectivity and voice assistants?

The first chips in cars were introduced in the late 1960s and early 1970s to manage simple functions such as fuel injection and transmission shifting. Today electronics is used to handle everything from locking doors and calculating fuel efficiency to emergency braking, traction control and automatic parking. Rather than a server rack in the boot, cars rely on dozens of microprocessor-based Electronic Control Units (ECUs) which control different parts of the vehicle. And yes, they can even play Doom.


The Swedish people think it is important that the vision of one million electric cars by 2030 is met

Translation follows:

The Swedish people think it is important that the vision of one million electric cars by 2030 is met and, in addition, believes that the vision is realistic. Many have already begun planning to buy electric cars in the near future, a survey from Ellevio shows.

Ellevio has, in collaboration with the Inizio Institute of Public Enforcement, conducted a survey in which the Swedish people have answered questions about the current electrification of the transport sector. Ellevio is behind a vision where the goal is that in Sweden by 2030 there will be a million electric cars in the fleet. On the question “How important do you think is that the number of electric cars increases to about one million by 2030?” 66 percent answered that it was very or quite important.

“A clear majority of Swedes share our view that a more electrified fleet is the future,” says Ellevio’s CEO Johan Lindehag.
-We carry out major investments in our power grids at the moment and when we do, we have a unique opportunity to build future charging infrastructure. But it’s in a hurry, our investment program is in full swing, says Ellevio’s CEO Johan Lindehag.
“There will be a need for a good integration between the electricity market players, industry and politics to get the job done. We at Ellevio will take on the leadership and engage in the matter so that this job can be done in the best possible way, “says Lindehag.
In order to evaluate confidence in the vision, Ellevio also asked “How realistic do you think the ambition” one million electric cars in Sweden in 2030 “sounds?”. Here, 12 percent answered “very realistic” and 42 percent “quite realistic”. Even here, this is about a majority among the people.
Lack of charge an obstacle
These conclusions are strengthened if you look at the answers about purchasing behavior and electric cars. About one third plans to buy an electric car. Among these, almost three quarters answered that they plan to buy an electric car in the next six years. Among those who say they do not plan to buy an electric car, the price and the lack of charging posts near the accommodation are the main reasons.
If the goal of a fossil-independent transport sector 2030 is to be achieved, approximately 100,000 public charging points will be needed in Sweden, according to estimates made by Power Circle. Today, only a fraction of these are in place.
“A unique opportunity”
One of the biggest challenges in the future will be to ensure that all loading spaces are built and operated, both in urban and rural areas.
The survey was conducted 31 October to 2 November 2017 and included 1,166 interviews.

The most important driverless car studies: Check out the 2025 A.D. database

There are countless studies, research papers and surveys that revolve around automated driving – 2025AD is introducing a new database with a selection of the most relevant and informative works.
It’s a jungle out there – a jungle of studies that deal with driverless cars. To provide you with some guidance, 2025AD has built a database that includes the most important reports and papers. You can browse between different categories such as urban mobility, ethics, road safety or market analysis. The database is by no means exhaustive. So if you feel there is an important study missing – suggest it to us and we will be happy to add it to our database.


Google designs cities and now, your children


Google patents reveal plan for total Big Brother home surveillance

Tech giant wants to raise your kids

Newly unearthed patents reveal how Google plans to spy on children and families in the home and then issue verbal instructions on how they can improve their behavior.

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson revealed a September 2016 patent in which Google imagines how it can “take control of your parenting, your relationship with your children”.

Men RFID blocking secure wallet, fashion vintage purses, genuine leather tri-fold wallet short wallet


Mottus runs for US Senate, US House of Reps – Get the word out about wireless health effects & 5G

Hi All,

I am running for Senate and you should to. We need ANTI-WIRELESS RADIATION CANDIDATES-ANTI 5G CANDIDATES across the country. We need to get the word out regarding health effects. The election process is supposed to allow us to talk about important issues and get people to do something about them.
Some of the states like California allow you to enter a CANDIDATE STATEMENT in the voter guide which is a relatively CHEAP way to get the word out to politically active voters while raising awareness and legitimacy of wireless radiation health effects.
Attached you will see a CHART of the different states. It’s not that expensive to run. Look for your state and hurry and sign up to run for office before the deadline. There are often separate deadlines for registering as a candidate than deadlines to submit a candidate statement.
If you have any questions call your SECRETARY OF STATE office to CONFIRM THE INFORMATION FOR YOUR STATE and find out which offices are up for election. *We did the best we could with the chart but there maybe mistakes because the large number of states. You can also contact us if you want ideas regarding funding or have any other questions.
But the main thing is to run BEFORE a 5G cell transmitter is put in front of your house. If we want politicians to begin talking about this issue, we need to get out there and talk about it.
Enough of us emailing each other who already know the issues and sitting quietly suffering. We need to be the change we want to see. We need to talk about this issue openly and break the cone of silence. You can do it. Look for your state and see if they offer a statement for the voter guide.RUN
Kevin Mottus

Experts refute EU response that EMF ‘does not represent a health risk’

Facial recognition around the world

The U.K.

facial recognition to be your future ticket on the london underground



Chinese police endowed with glasses able to recognize faces
as if we weren’t scared enough with all the surveillance happening nowadays, chinese railway police have taken a step further by using glasses equipped with facial recognition. enhancing their already impressive surveillance portfolio, the glasses feature bleeding edge optics complete with an advanced facial recognition algorithm that is capable of spotting the desired individual within 100 milliseconds, even in crowded spaces like train stations or airports.

facial recognition system tracks your reactions to movies


apple to use 3D face recognition to unlock iPhone 8


The United States

DHS seeking facial recognition tech to scan people’s faces in moving cars

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reportedly wants to scan peoples faces more effectively as they cross the U.S. border, so it’s seeking advanced facial recognition technology.
Specifically, the DHS wants the power to analyze people’s facial characteristics while they’re driving without requiring them to slow down, or get out out of the vehicle. It also wants the technological capability to do so even if the subject is looking in a different direction from the camera, or without the border-crossers having to take off any usually-obstructive accessories, like hats and sunglasses.



Canada testing ‘digital ID’ system that uses blockchain, biometrics to screen travellers

The Canadian government is helping to test a new airport security and screening system that will allow travellers to digitize and share travel documents and biometric information with authorities in advance.
Launched at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the “Known Traveller Digital Identity” system aims to exploit an array of emerging technologies including biometrics, blockchain and artificial intelligence to boost cross-border security, reduce the threat of cyber-terrorism and streamline international travel, according to the WEF.
Transport Canada is one of several partners involved in the project, with the others including the likes of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, INTERPOL, Google, Visa and Hilton Worldwide.

Facebook’s app for kids should freak parents out

Messenger Kids, its first grab at the under-13 crowd, is not to be trusted. After all, you’ve seen how the company treats adults.

Do you trust Facebook to take care of your kids?
That’s what the world’s largest social network is asking parents with the release of its first app for children,Messenger Kids. It’s a pint-size version of Facebook’s chat app, Messenger (which, like Facebook itself, is intended only for those 13 and older). With Messenger Kids, Facebook becomes the first of the major social networks to put out an app specifically for children under 13.

Jane Fonda undergoes lip cancer removal

Jane Fonda covers bandaged lip at Park City Rally after revealing cancer scare… as she delivers poignant Time’s Up speech in Utah

Jane first revealed her plaster and cancer scare on Monday during an AOL BUILD Series Q&A where she cracked: ‘The world is falling apart. What’s a lip?’

Ireland’s first live 5G demo hosted by Vodafone at Dublin’s Trinity College

Ireland’s first successful live demonstration of 5G technology was carried out at an event in Dublin’s Trinity College.

Vodafone Ireland and Ericsson achieved 15 Gigabit per second speeds with a latency of less than five milliseconds at the Douglas Hyde Gallery.

In addition to showcasing “the 5G speeds of the future”, Vodafone also tested pre-standard 5G across its recently acquired 3.6GHz spectrum.

A range of real-life customer applications for 5G technology were highlighted at Wednesday’s immersive demonstration of future technology.

Chief Technology Officer, Vodafone Ireland’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Madalina Suceveanu said that “the first successful trial of pre-standard 5G is an essential step forward in achieving our vision of a Gigabit Society for Ireland”.

“As our network evolves toward 5G it will become even faster and more resilient, will have significantly lower latency, and will allow a huge number of devices to connect simultaneously,” she said.

Police trial new Home Office mobile fingerprint technology

New mobile fingerprinting technology will allow frontline officers across the country to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute – saving police time and reducing costs.

An app on an officer’s phone, combined with a handheld scanner, will mean police will be able to check fingerprints against both criminal and immigration records by connecting to the two live databases (IDENT1 and IABS) via the new Biometric Services Gateway.

West Yorkshire Police (WYP), who worked with the Home Office to trial the new system, will begin an initial roll out of 250 scanners to officers in the coming weeks – the app is already available to its 5,500 frontline officers. It is expected that another 20 forces across the country will roll out the system by the end of this year.

boston dynamics’ robot ‘dog’ learns how to open doors, lets his friend through

the footage shows a modified ‘SpotMini’ robot with an arm extending out of its head. after being summoned by its companion, (an unmodified ‘SpotMini’), the robotic canine positions itself in front of the obstacle before turning the handle and holding the door open – allowing both robots to pass safely through. SpotMini is described by boston dynamics as ‘a small four-legged robot that comfortably fits in an office or home.’ weighing just 25 kg (30 kg with the arm), the all-electric canine can last up to 90 minutes on a single charge.

SpaceX wants to beam Internet down to Earth. Here’s how it will start.

SpaceX is preparing to hit another orbital milestone with the launch of a pair of experimental satellites on Sunday that are designed to beam an ultrafast, lag-free Internet connection down to Earth.

The test satellites, dubbed Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are a part of a years-long plan by chief executive Elon Musk to create a fleet of orbiting devices to blanket the globe in wireless broadband connectivity. SpaceX ultimately intends to put about 12,000 broadband satellites in low Earth orbit, and Sunday’s payload will mark the company’s first attempt at realizing the dream. The initial satellites in the network are expected to come online next year.

Satellite broadband is already available. But it’s slow, expensive and not really accessible to the masses. The goal of SpaceX and almost a dozen other companies is to deliver fast, reliable Internet access to virtually everyone.

Chinese police endowed with glasses able to recognize faces

as if we weren’t scared enough with all the surveillance happening nowadays, chinese railway police have taken a step further by using glasses equipped with facial recognition. enhancing their already impressive surveillance portfolio, the glasses feature bleeding edge optics complete with an advanced facial recognition algorithm that is capable of spotting the desired individual within 100 milliseconds, even in crowded spaces like train stations or airports.

From André Fauteux, editor ,Magazine House of the 21st century (and its supplement Healthy House)

Photos of communications equipment radiating domestic dwellings

From Andrew Michrowski, P.A.C.E., Canada

The really weird world of Smart Meters

FEBRUARY 16, 2018 by Catherine J. Frompovich

Probably when those who either question and/or oppose AMI Smart Meters thought the situation couldn’t get any more weird than it is regarding misinformation and lack of transparency about the so-called “consensus science” that dominates technology, medicine, pharmacology and vaccines, the makers of one high-profile Smart Meter, Landis+Gyr seemingly has outdone itself.

The website Blacklisted News featured an article titled “Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records.” What happened to transparency, especially in high tech science? Is there information they don’t want the public to know?

As some background information, back in 2016 L+G took some legal action, which was chronicled in theTech Dirt article “‘Smart Grid’ Company Demands MuckRock Turn Over Info On Anyone Who Might Have Seen Public Records Docs Involving It.”


It would seem that L+G executives and legal department don’t understand the meaning of “public records” or they may be desperate to use legal harassment tactics to prevent information getting out that consumers and others have every legal right to know about products L+G manufactures and sells.

Enforcement tactics regrettably include consumers being forced-against their wills and by duress techniques, e.g., no AMI SM, no utility service to your home-by state laws, public utility commissions and utility companies to be placed on to homes, businesses and everywhere in between. What is it that I’m not getting when AMI SMs are not mandated in the 2005 Energy Act [Public Law 109-58, The Energy Policy Act of 2005 §1252 Smart Metering], as that would be unconstitutional?

Furthermore, it’s a known principle in U.S. law that if a state law allows something, but federal law does not allow/permit it, then it’s illegal! What happened at state levels mandating AMI SMs? Clue: Check out the UN’s Agenda 21 and 2030 and why AMI SMs are an integral part of the global surveillance state!

There are numerous informational links embedded within the Tech Dirt article I encourage readers, especially those who have actions opposing AMI Smart Meters, to research as you may find some clues and nuggets of information that could help you define the issues you are opposing.

As an example, a Tech Dirt link to Stop Smart Meters! features an “Interview with EFF: How Smart Meters Violate our Right to Privacy” wherein the Electronic Frontier Foundation discusses “free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights in a digital age.”

Then there’s MuckRock, the online platform that “files, tracks and share public records requests,” a most readily accessible and valuable resource for any legal action being researched which, according to Tech Dirt, is the platform that makes it easy for journalists and others to file FOIA requests.

Catherine J Frompovich is a retired natural nutritionist who earned advanced degrees in Nutrition and Holistic Health Sciences, Certification in Orthomolecular Theory and Practice plus Paralegal Studies. Her work has been published in national and airline magazines since the early 1980s. Catherine authored numerous books on health issues along with co-authoring papers and monographs with physicians, nurses, and holistic healthcare professionals. She has been a consumer healthcare researcher 35 years and counting.

CBSNews.com: #3 Dumb thing to boost possible cancer risk is encouraging kids to use cell phones

February 16, 2018 by B.N. Frank

#3 on their list: “Encouraging kids to use cell phones.”

no “safe” level (of cell phone radiation) has been scientifically determined for children or pregnant women. (Source)

Cell phones emit wireless (Wi-Fi) radiation which was classified as a “Group 2B Possible Carcinogen” in 2011 by the World Health Organization.

Dr. Keith Black, Chairman of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles had this to say in regard to children and wireless (Wi-Fi) radiation emitted by cell phones and other sources:

Children’s skulls and scalps are thinner. So the (wireless) radiation can penetrate deeper into the brains of children and young adults. Their cells are at a dividing faster rate, so the impact of (wireless) radiation can be much larger.

Dr. Black also said:

What (wireless) microwave radiation does in most simplistic terms is similar to what happens to food in microwaves, essentially cooking the brain.

So in addition to leading to a development of cancer and tumors, there could be a whole host of other effects like cognitive memory function, since the memory temporal lobes are where we hold our cell phones.

From Emil-Pierre Steck, Australia

International Appeal

Scientists call for Protection from Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Field Exposure

We are scientists engaged in the study of biological and health effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields (EMF). Based upon peer-reviewed, published research, we have serious concerns regarding the ubiquitous and increasing exposure to EMF generated by electric and wireless devices. These include-but are not limited to-radiofrequency radiation (RFR) emitting devices, such as cellular and cordless phones and their base stations, Wi-Fi, broadcast antennas, smart meters, and baby monitors as well as electric devices and infra-structures used in the delivery of electricity that generate extremely-low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF EMF).

Australian court finds wind turbine noise exposure a ‘pathway to disease’

‘In a world first, Australia’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has declared that the “noise annoyance” caused by wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound “is a plausible pathway to disease” based on the “established association between noise annoyance and some diseases, including hypertension and cardiovascular disease, possibly mediated in part by disturbed sleep and/or psychological stress/distress.

‘The AAT also held that “The dB(A) weighting system is not designed to measure [wind turbine noise], and is not an appropriate way of measuring it.”

‘The dB(A) weighting system is the basis of every wind turbine noise guideline in operation around the world. The AAT’s finding means that every one of those noise guidelines is premised on an acoustic nonsense and are, therefore, entirely irrelevant’.

From – ‘Stop These Things’, December 9th 2017.

In January 2018 Australia’s Flinders University announced a new study to gain greater clarity on the subject of wind farm impacts on people. About time too, as the wind industry has typically evaded the repercussions of torturous sonic impacts of their turbines over decades of evasive ducking and diving.

No longer can the assertions of the industry propagandists, that affected people are merely suffering from the ‘nocebo’ affect, i.e. a purely psychological reaction, hold sway. They never could explain why animals and babies etc have bad effects! Your editor was accused of spreading the nocebo effect, while campaigning to help local farmers keep turbines out of their area a few years ago. So now us landscape protectors can hold our heads higher with this important new validation!

‘Sonic weapon attacks’ on U.S. embassy don’t add up – for anyone (Scientific American)


One unproved theory holds that an array of poles and metal awnings in a park adjacent to the U.S. embassy in Havana serves as a system of antennas that are part of a sonic or microwave weapon. Called El Monte de las Banderas (the Mount of Flags), the poles were erected by Cuban authorities to obscure a message board on the embassy that was purportedly conveying objectionable content.

Credit: R. Douglas Fields

HAVANA-Heated charges have flown back and forth for months between the two countries that bracket the Strait of Florida. U.S. State Department officials contended Cuba staged a sonic attack on employees of the American embassy, causing a variety of neurological symptoms. Cuba has not only denied such an attack ever took place but has also emphasized the physical impossibility of a sound wave causing neurological damage trained on such a distant target.

Big Tech may shun President, but spends big to influence policymakers

After his first year in office, President Donald Trump’s efforts around technology have been hit and miss. Early into his term he signed an Executive Order to improve the cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, but since then the FCC has rolled back Net Neutrality laws, and it has taken a full year to fill the vacancy of Federal CIO; one of the most important technology roles in Government.

He has also had a fractious relationship with the tech community: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich quitTrump’s business council in the wake of his Charlottesville, Virginia comments; Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has been vocal in his defence of immigrants in the US; and outgoing HPE CEO Meg Whitman has spoken out against the President’s policies. A quarter of his cybersecurity advisory panel also quit after Charlottesville.

But whatever their thoughts on the President, technology companies have been spending record amounts trying to influence policy makers in the US.

The truth about cell phone radiation

Answer by Inna Vishik, Assistant professor of physics at University of California, Davis, on Quora:

The word ‘radiation’ sounds scary, but in reality it includes any type of electromagnetic wave (and some particles too, but let’s not get into that here)-gamma rays, x-rays, ultraviolet light, visible light, infrared light, terahertz, gigahertz, megahertz, microwave, and radio waves (see:Electromagnetic spectrum).

The electromagnetic spectrum is broken up into two parts based on whether small doses of that radiation can cause harm: ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation. Ionizing radiation-UV, x-rays, and gamma rays-has enough energy in one photon (quantized minimum packet of light) to remove electrons from atoms or break apart chemical bonds. It is because of this potential for cancer-causing DNA damage that you wear a lead vest when you get x-rays at the dentist and you are advised to wear sunblock when you go out in the sun. One can’t avoid natural (radon, cosmic rays when you are up in an airplane) and man made (diagnostic x-rays) sources of ionizing radiation completely, but it is reasonable advice to minimize exposure when possible.

Brief report on the EHS provocation studies

The BRIEF Report on EHS provocation studies is based on the recently published Open Letter, with some small modifications.

The research and the debate should shift from the issue of the validity of the self-diagnosis of the EHS to the more general problem of whether the current EMF exposure limits are sufficiently protective for all users, no matter their age or health status. Are some persons more sensitive to EMF exposures? Efforts should be focused on finding, through physiological means, whether different subsets of human population have different sensitivity to the EMF and whether differences in the sensitivity to EMF will translate, in due time, into health risks or whether human bodies will adapt and become resilient. This can be achieved by using modern methods of proteomics, transcriptomics and other ‘omics’ technologies to find proteins, genes and metabolites that are affected by the EMF exposures. This detailed molecular level response information should be then used to formulate the knowledge-based hypotheses concerning possible effects of EMF exposures on human health.


The Report is supplemented with the TABLE of 77 EHS provocation studies.


From Christine Hughes, Anascaul, Co. Kerry

TV3 plans deployment of 5G in Ireland

We spy trouble: Even GCHQ is worried about smart meters say experts who fear a Trojan horse-style cyber attack

• Experts warn of dire consequences if hackers gain access to smart meters

• Fear that hackers could cut off energy supplies and break into other gadgets

• GCHQ, it is believed, has also raised concerns over the security of smart meters

• Security issues blamed for SMETS 2 smart meters being three years overdue

From Hans Karrow, Penticton, British Columbia

Microwave radiation hazardous to humans

“Mainstream news media chooses to remain largely silent on this whole despicable issue.”

by Hans Karow, Letter to the Editor, e-know.ca, 14 January 2018

Out of concern for the public’s health and safety, US physicians created a website for safe technology in December 2017, which states, in part: “We are physicians and professionals whose mission is to provide trusted leadership in promoting healthy environments through the safer use of technology.”

It is only a matter of time until B.C. physicians do so as well. Incomprehensibly, the previous BC Liberal government allowed Telus to install in cancer clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, etc. entire suites of microwave radiation-spewing wireless technology, e.g., Wi-Fi routers, cell phones, cordless phones, Bluetooth headsets, tablet and laptop computers, ‘smart’ meters, etc.!

This travesty is possible only because:

a) Mainstream news media chooses to remain largely silent on this whole despicable issue, as it has for the past 50+ years!

b) Health Canada, over the same 50+ years, has allowed itself to be ‘captured’ by the wireless telecommunications companies.

All of today’s wireless products / gadgets – even baby monitors and ‘smart’ meters – emit low-level, pulsed ‘non-thermal’ electromagnetic radiation (EMR), which scientists, globally, have known for decades is hazardous to humans and other life forms!

Health Canada refuses to recognize that there is a condition known globally as electro-hypersensitivity or “EHS” which is recognized in many countries of the world.

EMR exposure is regulated in Health Canada’s Safety Code 6 (SC6). SC6 is a lie and a deliberate attempt to deceive the public. SC6 recognizes ONLY the thermal effects of EMR. This enables industry to “flood” the market, as it continues to do, with extremely profitable but hazardous wireless devices/products – which emit unnatural, pulsed non-thermal microwave radiation.

B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer and members BC Centre for Disease Control appear to lack with the requisite academic credentials and expertise needed to stand up to and reject anything on Health Canada’s EMR position and guideline! Knowing this, the following is absolutely frightening to those who understand what this portends.

In 2011, B.C.’s provincial government signed a 10-year, $100-million/year contract with TELUS for the latter to upgrade B.C’.s telecommunications (hard-wired and wireless), specifically identifying all six Regional Health Authorities. In view of the above points, this has enabled TELUS to install wireless technology as and where it wants.

Pulsed microwave emitting wireless technology in cancer clinics? How downright cruel and heartless is this?

Digital technology and public health

Our vision is a world where technology serves our needs without undermining our physical, psychosocial or environmental health.

Executive summary: Wireless technology and public health

Challenges for physicians

Psychosocial issues and digital technology use

Re-inventing wires: The future of landlines and networks. Feb 5, 2018, Commonwealth Club

Apple investors concerned iPhones may harm children

New study on the risk of miscarriage and electromagnetic radiation


5G: Introducing Brillouin Precursors: Microwave radiation runs deep (Microwave News)


When a very fast pulse of radiation enters the human body, it generates a burst of energy that can travel much deeper than predicted by conventional models. This induced radiation pulse, known as a Brillouin precursor, is at the heart of the continuing conflict over the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) PAVE PAWS phased array radar on Cape Cod.

Brillouin precursors can also be formed by ultrawideband radiation (see also p.17) and, in the near future, by high-speed data signals. Dr. Richard Albanese, a researcher at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, is concerned that the radiation from the PAVE PAWS radar entails wide-spread human exposure to Brillouin precursors. In a May 23, 2000, letter to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Albanese warned that this type of phased array radiation has never been tested. He has been working on Brillouin precursors for over 15 years.


Towards 5G communication systems: Are there health implications?


The spread of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) is rising and health effects are still under investigation. RF-EMF promote oxidative stress, a condition involved in cancer onset, in several acute and chronic diseases and in vascular homeostasis. Although some evidences are still controversial, the WHO IARC classified RF-EMF as “possible carcinogenic to humans”, and more recent studies suggested reproductive, metabolic and neurologic effects of RF-EMF, which are also able to alter bacterial antibiotic resistance. In this evolving scenario, although the biological effects of 5G communication systems are very scarcely investigated, an international action plan for the development of 5G networks has started, with a forthcoming increment in devices and density of small cells, and with the future use of millimeter waves (MMW). Preliminary observations showed that MMW increase skin temperature, alter gene expression, promote cellular proliferation and synthesis of proteins linked with oxidative stress, inflammatory and metabolic processes, could generate ocular damages, affect neuro-muscular dynamics. Further studies are needed to better and independently explore the health effects of RF-EMF in general and of MMW in particular. However, available findings seem sufficient to demonstrate the existence of biomedical effects, to invoke the precautionary principle, to define exposed subjects as potentially vulnerable and to revise existing limits. An adequate knowledge of pathophysiological mechanisms linking RF-EMF exposure to health risk should also be useful in the current clinical practice, in particular in consideration of evidences pointing to extrinsic factors as heavy contributors to cancer risk and to the progressive epidemiological growth of noncommunicable diseases.



Disinformation and the NTP study findings

From William B Grant on the CHEscience blog

The Disinformation Playbook has been used for decades by corporations to delay government action on matters of great public interest that would adversely affect their income and profit. Some of the well-known examples involve the sugar industry, tobacco, oil and gas, and the National Football League. The Union of Concerned Scientists outlined the five pillars of the Playbook


1. The Fake: Conduct counterfeit science and try to pass it off as legitimate research

2. The Blitz: Harass scientists who speak out with results or views inconvenient for industry

3. The Diversion: Manufacture uncertainty about science where little or none exists

4. The Screen: Buy credibility through alliances with academia or professional societies

5. The Fix: Manipulate government officials or processes to inappropriately influence policy

5G and IoT: a Trojan horse

By Paul Héroux, Ph.D.
Professor of Electromagnetic Toxicology,
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Endorsed by Dr David O. Carpenter M.D., Richard Conrad, Ph.D., Devra Davis Ph.D., Olle Johansson Ph.D., Don Maisch, Ph.D., Anthony B. Miller, M.D., L. Lloyd Morgan, Eng., Hugo Schooneveld, Ph.D., Fernand Turcotte, M.D., Louise Vandelac, Ph.D.

The wireless industry dreams of deploying its new 5G (fifth generation) infrastructure in your neighbourhood soon, as it has begun doing in California. Boxes the size of a PC could be placed every 150 meters or so on utility poles, sometimes with small-refrigerator-sized boxes on the ground. 5G technology uses pulsed, millimeter-sized microwaves that are easily blocked by obstacles such as leaves, hence the need to install millions of cell signal boosters near homes.

The telecoms say this is the most efficient way to ease the digital congestion caused by audio-video streaming, whose global traffic, according to American giant Cisco, will be eleven times higher in 2018 than in 2014. Data would move through fibre optic cables, but rather than bringing these cables to your home, the last leg of the data’s journey would generally be wireless… As markets work, personal mobile phone subscriptions are more profitable than the higher speed fibre optic connections linked to desktops through your own router.

From Christine Hughes, Anascaul, Co. Kerry

Preparing the transport network for 5G: The future Is fiber

Having attended the Mobile World Congress and OFC conferences this year, I’ve seen a consistent theme emerge: Now is the time to prepare transport networks for the coming of 5G. The current industry consensus is for deployment of 5G services to commence broadly in 2020. But preparing for 5G is a tricky proposition, given that 5G New Radio is still in the early stages of standardization.

How 5G wireless goes hand in hand with fiber optics

5G promised increased speed and even though many people are accustomed to wireless networks, wireless infrastructures actually rely on a huge net of fiber optic cables. Even though it is available as wireless technology, about 90% of it is actually traveled via wireline fiber. If 5G actually plans on delivering what it promises, then fiber optic wires are the only way this can get done because it is the top choice for many mediums when looking towards the future.

5G wireless needs fiber, and lots of it

When the topic of 5G wireless comes up, your first thought likely isn’t about fiber networks running under the ground. But as Ciena’s Brian Lavallée explains, 5G mobile networks will significantly affect both the wireless side (obviously!) and the wireline side of the global network infrastructure. In fact, 5G’s formidable network performance goals are heavily predicated on the availability of fiber, and lots of it, to cell sites.

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) recently issued its “Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016” report, which confirms ongoing capital investments related to fiber infrastructure that’s expected to reaching a staggering $144.2B between 2014 and 2019. One of the primary drivers for this immense capital investment into fiber infrastructure deployments comes out of thin air, in the form of tomorrow’s 5G radios.


Will 5G and IoT demand more fiber infrastructure?

Let’s face it, we are creating a lot of data. If you are using a smartphone or tablet, then you are creating data. If you are connected to the Internet in any way, then you are using or creating data.

Two technologies that will help us stay connected are the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. Both technologies have garnered a lot of discussion lately and will help networks evolve as we create and use more data. As service providers ponder how their networks will transport this data increase, I’m here to tell them the answer-fiber.

In this Fiber Friday vlog, I describe the role fiber will play in supporting both IoT and 5G.

5G wireless: Building the next generation

Increasing online video consumption and the Internet of Things are driving demand for 5G. Self-driving cars, virtual reality, and a barrage of other “smart” devices require large amounts of bandwidth. However, in order to continue this forward momentum of technological advancements, a network must be in place to meet its demands.

McAdam explained Verizon can’t achieve 5G performance without fiber.

From Pauline Keeley, Dublin

It should be ‘frowned upon’ for parents to give young children a smartphone, politicians told

AN OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE has heard that it should be “frowned upon” for parents to give a smartphone to their children before a certain age.

The Oireachtas Children & Youth Affairs Committee has been hearing evidence from online experts who said they are “unequivocally” opposed to the digital age of consent being set at 13.

The digital age of consent is the age at which a person can consent to the terms and conditions of online tech companies and service providers.

Surprise Illness at the South Korean Winter Olympics: Is it contaminated water or 5G?

The last blog message I sent included an article by By Nina Beety,www.smartmeterharm.org titled:

Stop 5G launch at Winter Olympics in South Korea. Acute public health reactions likely

Now, by coincidence. it is being reported that acute health reactions are happening but is thought that it is a norovirus infection in contaminated drinking water even though apparently testing has failed to find any in the water tested. Perhaps true but consider the unthinkable: What if the symptoms are actually from the experimental 5G blanketing the Olympic site? If this is true (and it may not) imagine the effects on the athletes. If this be the case we won’t have long to wait for some pretty dismal Olympic games. This deserves watching!


Signs and symptoms of norovirus infection include:

Headache Nausea.
Abdominal pain or cramps.
Watery or loose diarrhea.
Low-grade fever.
Muscle pain.


High exposure to radiofrequency radiation linked to tumor activity in male rats

Audio Recording of Telephone Press Conference
February 2, 2018


NTP Cell Phone Study Page

High exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) in rodents resulted in tumors in tissues surrounding nerves in the hearts of male rats, but not female rats or any mice, according to draft studies from the National Toxicology Program (NTP). The exposure levels used in the studies were equal to and higher than the highest level permitted for local tissue exposure in cell phone emissions today. Cell phones typically emit lower levels of RFR than the maximum level allowed. NTP’s draft conclusions were released today as two technical reports, one for rat studies and one for mouse studies. NTP will hold an external expert review of its complete findings from these rodent studies March 26-28.

The incidence of tumors, called malignant schwannomas, that were observed in the heart increased in male rats as they were exposed to increasing levels of RFR beyond the allowable cell phone emissions. Researchers also noted increases in an unusual pattern of cardiomyopathy, or damage to heart tissue, in exposed male and female rats. Overall, there was little indication of health problems in mice related to RFR.

Cancer researcher states that $25 million NIH study confirms that cell phone radiation can cause cancer

Anthony Miller MD issues statement on the NIH/NIEHS National Toxicology Program (NTP) study linking cell phone radiation to tumors.


This press release can be found online at //www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3646577

Anthony B. Miller MD, a longtime advisor to the World Health Organization and senior advisor to Environmental Health Trust (EHT) has issued a statement that the recently released findings from the $25 million NIH/NIEHS National Toxicology Program (NTP) cell phone radiofrequency radiation carcinogenicity studies combined with human epidemiology studies “conclusively confirms that radiofrequency radiation is a category 1 human carcinogen.” EHT is a scientific think tank focused on preventable environmental health risks and will be publishing a series of expert reactions to the NTP technical reports this week.

Dr. Oz: Radiologist Nicole Saphier, irresponsibly propagates misleadingly false information about 5G frequencies


Elon Musk’s broadband-from-space plan clears crucial U.S. hurdle

By Todd Shields and Dana Hull

February 14, 2018, 8:39 AM PST Updated on February 14, 2018, 10:35 AM PST

• FCC chief Pai backs SpaceX new method of internet service

• SpaceX had requested authority to deploy 4,425 satellites

Elon Musk‘s SpaceX moved closer to another orbital frontier as regulators advanced its application to launch a low-orbit constellation of satellites and join a jostling field of operators trying to cash in on broadband service from space.

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesdayrecommended the agency approve Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s application to provide broadband services using satellite technologies in the U.S. and on a global basis. The proposal now goes to Pai’s four fellow commissioners for consideration at the agency which earlier approved three international operators for satellite-broadband operations: OneWeb, Space Norway AS and Telesat Canada.


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If you are in denial about EMFs, this video is not for you!


CCFC asks Facebook to scrap new app for young kids

Adding to a growing chorus demanding that tech companies act more responsibly, a coalition of more than 100 public health advocates today called on Facebook to pull the plug on Messenger Kids, the first major social platform designed specifically for young children. In a letter written and organized by the Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the coalition detailed the ways the new app will undermine children’s healthy development. CCFC also launched a petition calling on Facebook to scrap the app. The action comes on the heels of demands from investors that Apple take steps to address the harms smartphone use has on children and adolescents.

From Virginia Farver, Colorado, Dr. Joel Moskowitz, Berkeley

Facebook funded most of the experts who vetted Messenger Kids

Nitasha Tiku, Wired, Feb 14, 2018

In December, when Facebook launched Messenger Kids, an app for preteens and children as young as 6, the company stressed that it had worked closely with leading experts in order to safeguard younger users. What Facebook didn’t say is that many of those experts had received funding from Facebook.

Equally notable are the experts Facebook did not consult. Although Facebook says it spent 18 monthsdeveloping the app, Common Sense Media and Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, two large nonprofits in the field, say they weren’t informed about it until weeks or days before the app’s debut. “They had reached out to me personally Friday before it launched, when obviously it was a fait accompli,” says Josh Golin, executive director of Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood. Facebook, he says, is “trying to represent that they have so much more support for this than they actually do.” Academics Sherry Turkle and Jean Twenge, well-known researchers whose work on children and technology is often cited, didn’t know about the app until after it launched.

The omissions quickly came back to bite Facebook. Eight weeks after the Messenger Kids debut, Golin helped organize a group of nearly 100 child-health advocates who asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to kill the app because it could undermine healthy child development. That same week, Common Sense Media announced that it would help fund a lobbying effort around the downside of addictive technology, including a curriculum1distributed at 55,000 public schools that would highlight concerns, such as a possible link between heavy social media use and depression.

Antigone Davis, Facebook’s global head of safety, says Facebook solicited, and listened to, input from a variety of people before launching the app. “We took much of what we heard and incorporated it into the app,” she says. “For example, we heard from parents and privacy advocates that they did not want ads in the app, and we made the decision not to have ads.”

FCC International Bureau and the FCC International Enforcement Bureau

Internet governance and freedom

There is no guarantee that there will be a policing ability to ensure that governments cannot take control of ICANN or the domain name functions. United Nations (U.N.) officials have made very clear that the would like to be involved in such a government body. When asked if the U.N. expects to take over NTIA’s duties, the response was “[w]e cannot foresee how the transition will unfold.” That is reassuring.

– Michael O’Reilly
FCC Commissioner

The impact of directed energy

Join us for the fourth annual Directed Energy Summit co-sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton and the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) – the premiere forum for leaders to address the potential for directed energy weapons to support our national security and defense priorities.

This year’s event will again bring together more than 500 senior leaders from the U.S. government and defense industry to explore the impact of integrating directed energy capabilities into the country’s order of battle on our national security and defense strategies.

Wireless Radiation TV News

Which wireless radiation risks are covered most by TV news in the U.S.?

Since June, 2014, television stations in the U.S have aired more than 150 news stories about health risks from wireless radiation exposure. Almost half of the stories focus on radiation risks from cell phone use, including risks to children. About a fourth of the stories discussed cell tower radiation risks. Other technologies of concern include wireless smart meters and Wi-Fi-emitting devices. More than a dozen stories focus on cell towers or Wi-Fi in schools.

CBS and its affiliates have provided the most news coverage about wireless radiation and health. Besides CBS national news, almost all major CBS stations have run stories including stations in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Los Vegas, New York, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Francisco, Spokane, and Washington, DC. CBS was the only TV network to cover the two major wireless policy developments in 2015: the International EMF Scientist Appeal and the Berkeley cell phone “Right to Know” ordinance.

On April 9, 2017, CBS 60 Minutes aired a story on smartphone addiction. With the publication of Norm Alster’s book,”Captured agency: How the Federal Communications Commission is dominated by the industries it presumably regulates,” it is time for 60 Minutes to do an investigative story about why our government has not updated the obsolete wireless regulations adopted in 1996 that fail to protect us from harmful levels of cellphone radiation.

The above statistics are based upon Google searches for TV news stories about wireless radiation health risks where a video was posted online; thus, the actual amount of TV news coverage is underestimated.

Links to the TV new stories appear below.

Intl. Bureau Chief Tom Sullivan remarks at European 5G conference

Global harmonization is no longer limited to the situation where all regions must have identical spectrum allocations; instead, harmonization can now be facilitated through technological innovations such as using radio tuning ranges that allow many services and use cases. Tuning ranges allow manufacturers to develop equipment that can operate across multiple bands within a contiguous range while allowing regulators flexibility to manage spectrum resources for domestic requirements. Importantly, tuning ranges can allow for regional, and even national, differences, while still achieving the benefits of economies of scale and global roaming and securing the interference protection granted by the Radio Regulations. This is the type of harmonization we intend to support regionally and, ultimately, globally at the WRC in Egypt in 2019.


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From Sarah Benson, GUARDS
Two hours of screentime can reduce melatonin levels by 22 percent

New paper on 5G health effects, SpaceX internet blasting & WSJ “Future of Everything”

Date: 18 février 2018 à 10:56:02 UTC−5

Hi All,

A new and good article about the potential health effects of 5G Towards 5G Communication Systems: Are There Health Implications” was published in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health by Dr. Agostino Di Ciaula who is from the Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Bisceglie in Italy and a memeber of the International Society of Doctors for Environment (ISDE). It is a good meta analysis paper that can be used in advocacy efforts. Since the link provides only the Abstract, I’m attaching the full paper.


In case you were wondering what all the fuss is about Elon Musk’s SpaceX – it is about beaming internet to earth. The Washington Post article SpaceX wants to beam Internet down to Earth. Here’s how it will start provides a good synopsis of the various “out of space” wireless initiatives.


Also, this week the WSJ published a special issue called “The Future of Everything” – in case you are wondering what is ahead of us and not in the far future but rather right around the corner, this is a good introduction.



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