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A New Revolutionary Film/DVD: MICROWAVES SCIENCE AND LIES -- See trailer below!
France Created: 15 Jul 2014
For the past ten years worldwide questioning of mobile phone antennas has been increasing. It is based on numerous scientific studies which have revealed the effects of electromagnetic waves on health. Yet, States, industrialists and part of the scientific community claim that health standards protect the public.
By way of following those who launch alerts, citizens, journalists, scientists and electromagnetic hypersensitive people, this film reveals how the mobile phone strategists manipulate science to send out a reassuring message which casts doubts on the knowledge surrounding the harmfulness of this very technology.
The film, which tackles the Wireless Industry from a totally different aspect has been made by: ondesscienceetmanigances.fr/

There are interviews with F.inst. Dr Adkofler and the Investigating Journalist Mona Nilsson

If you are interested in renting/buyng the DVD, you will find instructons on the trailerlink below.
https://vimeo.com/89417454
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Source: Jean Heches/Agnes Ingvarsdottir

England's national parks to get better mobile phone signal
United Kingdom Created: 15 Jul 2014
England's national parks are to get improved mobile phone coverage, following an agreement with the four main UK network operators.

EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have pledged to minimise the "adverse landscape effects" of any new infrastructure.

The National Parks England director told BBC News any new masts needed would be "sensitively located and sensitively designed".

More than 330,000 people live in the parks, covering almost 10% of England.

The accord, signed by National Parks England and the Mobile Operators Association, is designed to tackle so-called "notspots" - areas in which there is no mobile coverage whatsoever.

National Parks England director Paul Hamblin told BBC News some new masts may be built to bolster mobile signal in the natural environments.

Currently, the radio waves that carry mobile phone signals are often obstructed by the terrain in national parks and can be affected by stone buildings, which are harder to penetrate.

The new agreement outlines plans for "mast-sharing, site-sharing, and any other technical advances" that would help protect the areas' environment while increasing connectivity.

The Mobile Operators Association's executive director, John Cooke, said: "There are compelling social and economic reasons for having good mobile connectivity, including mobile broadband, in rural areas... because such connectivity mitigates the disadvantages of greater physical distances and poor transport links.

"Operators have worked well with National Parks England to ensure that the benefits of mobile connectivity reach communities in these beautiful parts of our country and help them survive and thrive in the 21st Century."

A Mountain Rescue England and Wales representative said the organisation welcomed the move, which could improve safety in the parks, but cautioned against complacency.

"It is always helpful if people have a map and a compass," he said, adding that mobile phones were prone to running out of charge, as well as losing connectivity.
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Source: BBC News, Joe Miller, 15 Jul 2014

Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe lecture on EHS diagnosis and management
United Kingdom Created: 14 Jul 2014
Diagnosis and Management of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS): Rapid Overview for a mixed audience - presented at the BSEM 2014 conference in London, UK.

Watch the 36 minute video here:
http://vimeo.com/100623585
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Source: BSEM 2014, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe, 13 Jul 2014

Geoffrey Kabat attacks BioInitiative as "fringe group" in Forbes
USA Created: 11 Jul 2014
New round of attacks from industry apologist Geoffrey Kabat titled: "The New York Times Revisits The "Debate" Over Electromagnetic Fields, Reviving Baseless Fears, While Ignoring What Has Been Learned".

Yesterday, in its Science Times section, the New York Times published a piece by Kenneth Chang titled “Debate Continues on Hazards of Electromagnetic Waves.” The article appears under a new heading “Time Travel,” an occasional column that “explores topics covered in the Science Times 25 years ago to see what has changed – and what has not.”

To fit the new format, Chang referred to a Science Times article from 1989 that discussed the possible adverse health effects from electromagnetic fields (EMF) produced by power lines, electric appliances and machinery, and wiring in the home.

However, in actuality this issue came to prominence ten years earlier, when an article was published claiming that children who lived near power lines were twice as likely to die of cancer as children who were not exposed.

This study was the catalyst for many further studies over the next 3 decades, and many assessments by scientific organizations and health agencies. As a result we have actually learned something about EMF.

But Chang interviewed a professor of public health David O. Carpenter, because he had been interviewed 25 years ago for the Science Times article. Carpenter has long been voicing his concern about EMF, and he tells Chang, “The whole thing is very worrisome. We see the tips of the iceberg, but we have no idea how big the iceberg is. It ought to concern us all.”

According to Carpenter, “Almost nothing has changed in 25 years in terms of the controversy, although the evidence for biological effects of electromagnetic fields continues to grow stronger.”

As the article indicates, much of the concern has shifted away from the extremely-low frequency EMF (ELF-EMF) from power lines and appliances to the higher frequency radiofrequency (RF) waves used by cellular telephones and Wi-Fi.

By getting his update from Professor Carpenter, Chang is getting a highly skewed view of the relevant evidence that has accumulated over the past decades. Carpenter is associated with the Bioinitiative Working Group, a fringe group whose members are convinced that both types of waves (ELF-EMF and RF) are dangerous.

*SNIP* ...read the entire article via the source link below
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Source: Forbes, Geoffrey Kabat, 08 Jul 2014

Effect of Short-Term GSM Radiation at Representative Levels in Society on a Biological Model: The Ant Myrmica sabuleti
Belgium Created: 10 Jul 2014
Abstract: Well-controlled electromagnetic exposure conditions were set up at a representative societal GSM radiation intensity level, 1,5 V/m, which is the legally allowed level in Brussels.

Two nests of the ant species Myrmica sabuleti were repeatedly irradiated during 10 min. before their behavior was observed, based on the analysis of the ant trajectories.

Under these exposure conditions, behavioral effects were detected.

The ants’ locomotion slightly changed. The ants’ orientation towards their attractive alarm pheromone statistically became of lower quality.

The ants still presented their trail following behavior but less efficiently. In this controversial issue, ants could be considered as possible bioindicators.

Related news:
Sep 2013, Sweden: Ants can be used as bio-indicators to reveal biological effects of electromagnetic waves from some wireless apparatus
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Source: Springer.com, Cammaerts et al., 10 Jul 2014

Public Health Impacts of Wireless Radiation -- Flying Blind
USA Created: 10 Jul 2014
As uses and users of wireless transmitting devices are skyrocketing in our homes, schools and even our national parks, one would think that scientific research on the human health and environmental implications of wireless electromagnetic radiation would be exploding with fierce competition. Yet as I write this blog fresh from the Capetown South Africa meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society, research funding and training in this field is at its lowest point in modern history in both the government and private sector. Motorola's once vaunted laboratory is no more.

The society awarded its highest accolade to Environmental Protection Agency Senior Scientist Carl Blackman at the meeting. EPA's most distinguished and prolific investigator in the field, Blackman retired just two days after receiving the D'Arsonval Medal. Blackman explained that funds for research in this field at EPA had been wiped out.

This is a tragedy for the field and bespeaks an unfortunate policy direction. Despite the extraordinary growth in wireless transmitting devices, we lack the resources to study their impacts in any systematic way. The absence of research on the health or environmental impacts of wireless radiation should not be confused with proof of safety.

Other presentations highlighted the exciting new field of electro-ceuticals -- where electric current is being applied to treat a range of diseases including cancer. Thus, the biological impact of electromagnetic fields is not in dispute. The meeting also heard presentations showing that cows, bats and carp orient their bodies along lines that reflect the earth's magnetic field. When asked what this might mean for mammalian migration and even for human health, Uwe Bregger, the animal ecologist who presented this work, quipped, "I would certainly never live near a wireless tower."

The issue of exposures to towers is one of many on which we simply have no serious research underway, despite growing public concerns.

The last national survey on exposures to electromagnetic fields in America took place in 1980. Standards for cell phones were set 18 years ago. Would you fly in an airplane that met old safety standards? While the Israelis have established a national institute to evaluate wireless transmitting devices, no serious research is underway in the U.S., excepting one large animal study that was first proposed 14 years ago. In fact, this past week researchers in China published a study on pregnant women planning to have an abortion. Those results are mindboggling: Women with the highest exposures to electromagnetic fields had much smaller embryos.

Conspicuously missing from the Bioelectromagnetics meeting are young students from America. Frank Barnes, member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and mentor to a generation of students, has no funding to continue his groundbreaking work at the University of Colorado showing the impacts of magnetic fields on experimental variability. In 2008, he chaired the committee that presented a National Research Council Report, "The Identification of Research Needs Relating to Potential Biological or Adverse Health Effects of Wireless Communications Devices," as requested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, identifying research gaps and the critical need to increase our understanding of any potential adverse effects of long term chronic exposure to RF energy on children and pregnant woman. That report identified several important data gaps -- none of which has been addressed in the meantime.

When will the U.S. take action on these recommendations? What research continues in the states appears to be that which cannot be publicly discussed sponsored by the Department of Defense. While none would dispute the value and importance of devising non-lethal uses of electromagnetic weapons, this is one of the few areas where research continues.

One notable instance where the public is poorly informed about the need to promote safer uses involves the rapid proliferation of tablets such as iPads. These devices are tested at a distance of 20 centimeters from a large male adult body. Indeed, tablets are well-named -- they belong on tables and not on laps.

Manufacturers advise that tablets can exceed the "as-tested levels" when held next to the pregnant abdomen or gonads, especially those of children. Yet, advertisements on television and print -- include lovely ads of the Pottery Barn -- tout these products for use by young expectant people holding them close to the body. Of course, these devices also are not tested for use directly against small elementary school students who nowadays hold them tightly to their small frames, often seated with their young organs directly exposed. Recently medical doctors Maya Shetreet-Klein and Hugh Taylor have brought attention through the Baby Safe Project to the fact that pregnancy is a time when special precautions should be taken to keep wireless exposures as low as as reasonably achievable (ALARA)

Our ability to study any of these phenomena is hampered by the lack of funds that propelled Blackman to leave a field he had helped create nearly four decades earlier. Professor Emeritus Barnes rues the situation: "If a young investigator comes to me seeking to work in this field, I have to advise them of the facts. We have no money. There are no incentives to proceed. They are better advised to chose another career focus."

As the former director of the Center for Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, I had to offer similar counsel to students and young faculty.

We can fix this problem. Here's a solution every grandparent can support. The U.S. and the European Union need to implement a five-year program of a dollar-a-phone fee to be paid equally by phone manufacturers, cell providers and consumers to generate funding to train physicians, biomedical researchers and engineers, provide independent research funding, and support monitoring and evaluation of the potential impacts of cell phones and other wireless transmitting devices on our health.

Blackman's retirement is an omen. We have already lost one generation of researchers -- as he recounted. We must invest in ensuring that our growing and important electromagnetic technologies are used and developed to be as safe as possible. Assuming things are safe until we have incontrovertible evidence they are not -- as happened with tobacco and asbestos -- is not a path we can afford to take.

At this point, our failure to develop evidence of harm cannot be regarded as proof of safety.
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Source: Huffington Post, Devra Davis phD, 07 Jul 2014

Wireless radiation exposure code 'fails to protect Canadians'
Canada Created: 10 Jul 2014
Health Canada’s proposed update to its safety code for wireless radiation exposure ignores current research and “fails to protect Canadians from their own cellphones,” say experts.

A group of Canadian physicians has written to Health Canada about Safety Code 6, the microwave radiation safety guidelines policy. The federal government has invited public comment on its proposed changes, and the doctors, along with a non-profit group called Canadians for Safe Technology (C4ST), say they fail to factor in dozens of studies that demonstrate the harmful effects of exposure to everyday technology: cellphones, baby monitors, and even cars and refrigerators.

“Our very strong message is that this safety code fails to protect Canadians from their own cellphones,” Frank Clegg, CEO of C4ST, told an Ottawa news conference.

“It fails to protect children from all-day WiFi in schools, it fails to protect anyone from a cell tower or a smart meter that may be located across the street or outside the window of their home or office building.”

Safety Code 6 was first developed before the Internet existed, Clegg said.

“It is outdated and it failed to keep up with the times,” he said. “More importantly, it has failed to keep up with the established science.”

'Health Canada gets an F'

For its update, Health Canada has ignored more than 130 studies that demonstrate that wireless devices can cause harm even at very low levels, Clegg said. These include links between radiation exposure and cancer, genetic damage, infertility, developmental impairment and cardiovascular health.

“Health Canada gets an ‘F’ for effort on this update to Safety Code 6,” Clegg said.

More than 20 physicians have put their names on the declaration to Health Canada that makes three requests. That the federal agency:

Develop and implement strategies to raise awareness about microwave radiation impacts and minimize exposure in schools and other places where children face regular exposure.
Conduct a comprehensive review of research into the effects of wireless radiation exposure that includes all ages and relies less on industry-funded studies.
Provide guidelines and resources for physicians so they can better recognize symptoms possibly related to microwave exposure.

“There is considerable evidence and research from various scientific experts that exposure to microwave radiation from wireless devices; Wi-Fi, smart meters and cell towers can have an adverse impact on human physiological function,” the physicians write in their submission to Health Canada.

“Many recent and emerging studies from university departments and scientific sources throughout the world support the assertion that energy from wireless devices may be causatively linked to various health problems including reproductive compromise, developmental impacts, hormonal dysregulation and cancer.”

Canada 'a generation behind'

The period of public comment follows the release last April of a report by an expert panel into the adequacy of the Safety Code 6 guidelines.

The eight-member Royal Society of Canada panel was tasked by Health Canada will be reviewing the guidelines and recommending any necessary changes based on the latest research.

"The conclusion of the panel was that the Safety Code 6 limits are science-based and are designed to avoid all known hazards of radiofrequency radiation," said panel chair Paul Demers, director of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre in Toronto.

"And we do not believe at this time that additional precautionary measures should be introduced directly into the exposure levels or limits."

However, the panel did say that Health Canada should look more closely at research into whether radiofrequency waves from wireless devices such as smartphones are linked to cancer.

“That certainly is one of the areas that has arisen as a concern," Demers said in April.

Sharon Deoux of Gatineau, Que., lived next to hydro wires for more than 20 years before selling her home. She describes herself as “electro-sensitive” and says she feels pain when exposed to signals from electronics and wireless devices.

“What I feel is difficulty breathing, pressure on my chest, and the pressure can grow so it's really very strong," she told CTV News.

Now she is electronics-free.

“I don't have a microwave oven, anywhere, just an ordinary oven, and fridge, no dishwasher even, because I have a minimum of machines,” she said.

Guidelines updated in other countries

A handful of countries have already updated their guidelines for exposure to wireless radiation, including Russia, China, Italy and Switzerland. In these countries, Clegg said, citizens “enjoy safety limits 100 times more stringent” than in Canada.

If the latest revision to Safety Code 6 is allowed to stand, “it will keep Canada a generation behind when it comes to microwave radiation safety,” Dr. David Carpenter, a U.S. physician and leading expert on the biological effects of electromagnetic radiation, said at the news conference.

“The public’s health and the health of the environment are clearly threatened by the rapidly evolving wireless technologies. But with exposures increasing and coming from so many sources, the cumulative impact of wireless radiation in Canada on human health has the potential to be great, and to be underestimated at present.”
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Source: CTV News, Andrea Janus, 09 Jul 2014

WiFi — An invisible but ubiquitous threat to the species
USA Created: 8 Jul 2014
Today I conducted one of the most disturbing radio interviews of my life as host of “The Real Deal”, with a British physicist and electronic warfare expert, Barrie Trower.

By the time he had finished his service in the military, Barrie had acquired a great deal of expertise in the microwave field and he extended his research to common electronic systems, including cell phones, iPods, computer games and microwave ovens.

He was appalled to discover that microwave radiation is ubiquitous and extremely hazardous, especially to pregnant women and young children. The risks are so great that the use of WiFi, which is enormously popular, can lead to permanent genetic damage to your children and your children’s children. Here is his personal warning in his own words:

“In the very early 1960’s I trained with the government microwave warfare establishment. I looked at all aspects of microwave warfare and when I finished my time in the military, because I had a lot of expertise in the microwave field, I was asked if I would carry on with this research. We are in a new Cold War and this is why countries are developing this. And this is why all the microwave transmitters are going up everywhere because somebody, if they wanted to, could use them for other effects. The system is up and running.

Years ago our government said to our scientists when it comes to microwaves you will only talk about things to do with heat, and that is it. So they won’t even discuss anything else. They will deny anything that doesn’t have anything to do with heat. They even deny all their 40 years of research leading up to this, although they’ve said that this can cause cancer and all the damage, they say no it can’t. We’re only looking at heat and heat is all that matters. So for the last 40 years the English government has been lying to the people. And the American, the Canadian, the Australian, they have been lying. They have been lying to protect industry, to protect their profits, to protect themselves from lawsuits.

So they are really just liars and it is provable, sanctioned by the World Health Organization, without a shadow of a doubt. It is the same people that sit on the ICNAP certificate, sit on our government health protection agencies, sit on the World Health Organization . . . . it is the same people. There are probably no more than 20 of them. But, yes, they are going to, in my opinion, commit the worst genocide this planet has ever known, not just people, but animals and plants. They are probably going to cause more destruction than a global war, and in several hundred years time, people will look back, whoever survives, and look at what we tried to do to stop them.”

Wi-Fi, microwaves and the consequences for our health

Those most powerfully affected are pregnant women, children, women generally, the elderly, men and (least of all) the physically fit. Some persons appear to be invulnerable to exposure, but a significant percentage–from 47.7% to 57.7%–appear to be especially vulnerable, even from most of us might have regarded as low doses that represent minimal risk. The situation, however, turns out to be quite the opposite.

The human female is born with 400,000 follicles of which approximately 400 will eventually mature into eggs with the potential to be fertilized by sperm to produce a zygote, which will develop into an embryo and then into a fetus and, under favorable conditions, will result in a live birth. During the first 4-6 weeks of a woman’s pregnancy, the embryo is most vulnerable, especially because the woman may be unaware that she is pregnant and take no precautions.

Risks from Wi-Fi exposure

As Trower has explained, because the brain tissue and bone marrow of children have different electrical conductivity properties than do adults, a child’s absorption of microwave radiation can be ten times higher than an adult’s. Even low frequency exposure to microwave radiation can be extremely damaging and induce oxidative and nitrosative forms of stress, which can cause irreversible mitochondrial (genetic) damage that will be manifest in miscarriages, stillborns and birth defects.

The effects are cumulative across generations, where studies by the World Health Organization have established that women exposed to low level dosage of microwave irradiation (below thermal level, where it is felt as heat) had a 47.7% rate of miscarriages prior to the 7th week of gestation. The level of exposure in this case was five microwatts per centimeter squared, which is below what most school girls will receive in a classroom of wi-fi transmitters from the age of approximately five years upward, whose effects can include cancer, memory loss and birth defects.

Why the situation is so desperate

Mitochondrial DNA is ten times more susceptible to oxidative and nitrosative “stress” than the DNA of the cell nucleus. But these effects are transmitted to each successive female generation and, whether these ten-fold increases merge to become 57.7% or are additional and thus equal to 67.7% does not make a significant difference. The consequence is to roughly halve the birth of normal children with each generation, which represents a catastrophe-in-the-making for the species.

During our interview, I explained to Barrie that I thought the prospects for remedying this situation are bleak because (1) the American public is scientifically illiterate, (2) we love the convenience of cell phones, iPods and other electronic devices and (3) the corporations that produce them are going to do everything in their power to maintain their profit margins. I therefore encourage everyone to consider his appeal for the help of the American public by sharing this study (see source article, ed.).

Not the least disconcerting aspect of this situation is that, not only was all of this known and documented long before wi-fi was ever put in front of children, but the dangerous biological effects were concealed (as they are to this day) from the general public, in order to protect the industry’s profits:

The World Health Organization’s ‘International Symposium’ Research Agreement No. 05- 609-04 ‘Biological Effects and Health Hazards of Microwave Radiation’ emphasizes in its 350 pages: Biological effects, health and excess mortality from artificial irradiation of Radio Frequency Microwaves. Section 28 deals with problems concerning Reproductive Function.

This document was classed as ‘Top Secret’ and its contents withheld by WHO and ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection).

Jim Fetzer, a former Marine Corps officer, is McKnight Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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Source: Veterans Today, Jim Fetzer, 05 Jul 2014

'Smart meters’to be put in every British home despite fears they may not work
United Kingdom Created: 7 Jul 2014
The £11 billion Government plan to put ‘smart meters’ into every British home will be launched this week despite fears they may not work and could open the national grid up to cyber-terrorists.

The meters, which are being introduced to meet EU green targets, will cost households £200 each in an effort to cut down energy consumption and reduce bills.

However official documents have shown that the meters save less energy than predicted and five other countries who had been considering the plan have ditched it after deciding it could cost more money than it saves.

Due to complex technology the metres will also not work in a third of British homes including rural houses, high-rise flats and basements.

Sir Bob Geldof is launching the publicity drive and will be paid for his role in the campaign.

Smart meters work by recording gas and electricity consumption every 30 minutes. The metres are linked up to monitors called In-Home Displays, which show customers how much power they are consuming at any one time and how much it is costing them.

The Government hopes that having access to this real time information will encourage families to alter their energy use accordingly.

However the gas and electricity meters transfer information wirelessly using a communication hub called ZigBee which does not work in buildings with thick walls or in multi-storey flats.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has estimated the technology will see bills fall by £26 a year by 2020 and cut electricity usage by 2.8 per cent and gas by 2 per cent.

However an early study of 743 Dutch households found users consumed only 0.9 per cent less gas and 0.6 per cent less electricity.

A risk assessment carried out by the energy watchdog, Ofgem, has also identified ‘"a range of threats such as cyber, viruses and malicious software."

Margaret Hodge, the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, said: “This is a typical Government project – they set up a big scheme but don’t think about the costs to the consumer because it’s being driven

by the energy companies. This expensive equipment is already out-of-date, because we could get the information on our smartphones.

“The Government should really think about the technology they are using and make sure that the consumer benefits.”

Energy companies will begin the installation of smart meters next year at a cost of at least £200 per home, and have admitted the expense will be passed on to customers.
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Source: The Telegraph, via EMFacts blog, 06 Jul 2014

Telstra warning customers to avoid electromagnetic energy
Australia Created: 6 Jul 2014
TELSTRA has sent a text message to its mobile customers to encourage them to take steps to help prevent their exposure to electromagnetic energy (EME).

The SMS encourages customers to head to the Telstra website, where the telecommunications giant has shared information from various health organisations about the potential dangers of heavy mobile phone use.

"Recently the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), conducted a review on radio frequency electromagnetic energy, which included mobile phones and base stations, and its potential association with cancer in humans," the site says.

Following a recent study into mobile phones and cancer, the IARC has concluded that although much evidence is "inadequate", they found a 40% higher risk of tumours in a working group of people who had been heavy mobile phone users.

Dr Jonathan Samet (University of Southern California, USA), overall chairman of the working group, indicated that "the evidence, while still accumulating, was strong enough to support a conclusion and the 2B classification. The conclusion means that there could be some risk, and therefore we need to keep a close watch for a link between cell phones and cancer risk."

Telstra recommends the following World Health Organization tips:

- Using hands-free devices to keep mobiles away from the body.
- Limiting the number and length of calls made on mobiles.
- Using the phone in areas of good reception which reduces exposure to EME which will be transmitting at a reduced power.
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Source: The Chronicle, 04 Jul 2014

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