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Highly indebted mobile-phone mast corp. Arqiva, cancels IPO
United Kingdom Created: 15 Nov 2017
(extracts from article in MoneyWeek) Radio and mobile-phone mast company Arqiva, which had hoped to raise £4,5bn - blamed market uncertainty [for cancelled IPO].

Arqiva - “really deserve some kind of medal for limp excuses”, says Jeremy Warner in The Sunday Telegraph. Citing market uncertainty at a time when share prices have been hitting new record highs for months is like being a clothing retailer blaming a poor summer season on too much sunshine. It’s not hard to see what’s really going on here: the flotations’ sponsors were just being “too greedy”.

Arqiva, which is highly indebted, had just failed to secure a private sale, notes Jim Armitage in the Evening Standard, which means equity investors were being asked to buy something nobody else wanted – hardly an especially appealing proposition.

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Source: MoneyWeek, Andrew Van Sickle, 10 Nov 2017

Petition Parliament: Cancel the smart-meter rollout
United Kingdom Created: 11 Nov 2017
We call on the Government to cancel the smart meter roll-out, on the grounds of:
1) Health-they emit microwave radiation, a Group 2B Carcinogen.
2) Safety-can cause fires.
3) Privacy-consumption data can be tracked/sold.
4) Security-can be hacked.
5) Cost-reports suggest £400+ per household.

Sign the petition here: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/203867

Help this reach 10000 signatures before 6 May 2018.
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Source: Parliament Petitions, Dave Ashton, 07 Nov 2017

Despite all their denials here is the proof it is a "SPY NET" after all !
United Kingdom Created: 9 Nov 2017
Census questions could be replaced with data from mobile phones to track where people live and work !

Census questions could be replaced with mobile phone data following a successful test by the Office of National Statistics. The plan is part of a Government-backed programme that could see the traditional questionnaire abandoned and other data sources, including phone records, used instead.
Phone data would allow the ONS to track where people live and work.
The agency has been carrying out experimental population analyses using different data sources since 2015, but this is the first to use data showing the location of phone users.
A report published on the ONS website yesterday revealed that the data showing commuting patterns, which was collected from Vodafone users aged 18 and over between March and April last year, matches well to corresponding census information collected in the 2011 poll.


The ONS has also examined how data from Mobile Phones could be used to analyze ethnicity wealth!
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Source: Agnes

Public health is littered with examples where economic interests trumped scientific advice
USA Created: 2 Nov 2017
5G is the technology that promises to tie together the Internet of Things (IoT). So, if you're one of the millions who crave faster internet downloads, or if you require constant contact between your mobile and fridge, then 5G is the “solution” at hand.

Around the nation, state legislatures are rapidly firing off bills to streamline the massive deployment of 5G wireless infrastructure, preempting local authority in favor of the telecom industry’s financial interests. But is this economic and regulatory battle the whole story?

Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) took a bold step in vetoing S.B. 649, 5G streamlining legislation that would have granted the telecom industry a green light to place a mini cell tower approximately every hundred yards throughout the state.

Had the bill been signed into law, localities would have lost the right to say where these so-called “small cells” are installed, also capping fees they could charge the telecom companies for erecting these structures in public rights-of-way.

And yet, almost two dozen states are moving forward with similar streamlining bills. While Missouri’s Small Cell Deployment Act failed, over a dozen states are swiftly passing legislation despite fierce opposition. In response, 21 Texas cities including Dallas and Austin have sued their state, as have 70 communities in Ohio.

In Montgomery County, Md., a local bill was tabled after residents expressed opposition, only to be replaced by a transparency plagued draft zoning amendment. The county is pitching this rezoning as “protecting the character” of neighborhoods, because it ensures transmitters are camouflaged, yet it virtually eliminates public notice and hearings for antennas on streetlights and utility poles.

In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission approved Spectrum Frontiers, making the U.S. the first country in the world to open up higher-frequency millimeter wave spectrum to roll out 5G. Now, two federal 5G streaming bills, The MOBILE NOW Act and The DIGIT Act, have passed the Senate and are on the way to the House.

Most recently, S. 1988, “A bill to streamline broadband infrastructure permitting on established public rights-of-way, and for other purposes,” referred to as the SPEED Act, was introduced by Sens. Roger Wicker and Catherine Cortez Masto.

This act exempts new wireless infrastructure from environmental and historic reviews if previously installed infrastructure on the public right-of-way has already undergone such reviews.

Seems logical at first glance. If a street already has utility pole with wireless antennas, then why undergo an environmental review to add more? After all, what's the harm of having a cupcake for dessert? And if that’s OK, why not 10 cupcakes at every meal?

In a speech to the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) show this week, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said, “I was disappointed to see, for example, that last week the governor of California vetoed a small cell bill that garnered the support of the state’s legislature. This only increases the necessity, I think, for the FCC to take action.”

Usurping local control over tower installation has been a cardinal principle of the telecom industry for over 20 years. Section 704 of the 1996 Telecommunications Act preempts state and local government regulation for the placement of wireless antennas on the basis of environmental and health effects. 5G standards are still in development by industry. Nobody knows exactly what frequencies will be used, or what powers will be required to make 5G’s Internet of Everything vision a reality.

The history of public health is littered with examples where economic interests trumped scientific advice. Warnings about the potential dangers of lead in gasoline, X-rays in pregnancy, and the dangers of tobacco were all swept aside by industry interests who gained millions from these unwise products and unhealthy practices. It was only after we had irrefutable evidence of sickness and death tolls that we got rid of these hazards. Could 5G be the next asbestos?

The 5G network intends to use millimeter length radiation never tested for long-term safety. Under the wild west system created by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the agency is poised to accept any and all applications to expand 5G today.

But we are quite far from this promised boon in wireless speed. In the past decade, the United States has seen a steady decline in connection speeds. We now rank behind South Korea, Finland, Taiwan, and many other high-tech countries. Why? Wireless will always be overwhelmed by the demand that is being created. No one ever imagined virtual reality pornography videos would compete with 911 calls to overrun capacity.

More importantly, the National Toxicology program found wireless exposed rats developed cancer and DNA damage. Millimeter frequencies have been found to accelerate bacterial growth, and when combined with antibiotics, they have an even stronger effect. Israeli scientists found that 5G’s higher frequencies are preferentially absorbed in the sweat duct, acting like helical antennas that send and receive microwave signals.

These millimeter frequencies are used by the U.S. Department of Defense as a crowd control weapon, known as Active Denial Systems. 5G frequencies have the capacity to make skin feel that it is burning. Beam this frequency at a crowd, and people flee. Is this something you want on your lamppost?

Lessons in public health are learned at great expense. We are today finally ending the scourge of tobacco-related cancers and deaths some half a century after scientists first identified this major health risk. I have joined 180 scientists in calling for a halt to the 5G deployment. Whether building bridges, buildings or networks, it’s far better to construct it correctly now than to try to fix it later.

Devra Davis, Ph.D., MPH, is a fellow at the American College of Epidemiology and a visiting professor at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Center & Ondokuz Mayis Univ. Medical School. Davis is also an associate editor for Frontiers in Radiation and Health and the president of Environmental Health Trust.
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Source: The Hill, Devra Davis, 29 Oct 2017

Wireless connectivity silently creating medical problems, including damaging human DNA: Expert
India Created: 2 Nov 2017
CHANDIGARGH: A 39-year-old acoustic engineer who worked in a television studio for eight hours a day and six days a week for eight years went to see an ENT doctor after he felt the ground turn under his feet. He was also constantly ill at ease.

The symptoms did not have a pattern and the doctor was not able to pinpoint a diagnosis. The engineer was asked to go on a month-long vacation in the countryside -- sans most of the technology around him. When he returned, the symptoms had disappeared.

"In my area (of work), I see a lot of patients, especially young ones, who come up with complex symptoms. These symptoms were not so common earlier. I have been in the medicine field since 1985. I am talking about things (symptoms) of the last 10 years, which I did not see in my last 20 years before that," Dr Vikas Nehru, an ENT (ear, nose, throat) surgeon by profession and training, told IANS in an interview here.

Nehru, who is now a Dubai-based specialist and worked as an Associate Professor at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here, has highlighted the growing instances of health issues related to the use of technology -- especially the electro-magnetic (EM) radiation coming from the devices -- in his recently released book 'Global Wireless Spiderweb'.

"There are certain medical problems which we ourselves had also not seen earlier. We had no diagnosis and treatment. I researched a lot in this field. These problems are related to things that happened particularly in the last 10 years, though it started in the later part of the 20th century," Nehru said.

"We are increasingly exposed to an invisible web of radiation all around us through the wireless devices we love so much. With the advent of cloud computing and the Internet of Things set to launch more than a trillion smart devices, the radiation is only going to get worse," he warned.

In his book, Nehru breaks down the implications of a paradigm shift that has changed "invention from a child of necessity to a mother of greed".

Explaining what science tells us about the web of radiation, Nehru said: "We are seeing more brain tumors, higher incidences of infertility, more cases of electro-hypersensitivity, and numerous other disorders. Even more concerning, radiation is damaging the human DNA."

"Huge corporations continue to fund their own studies offering a false counter-narrative to make people feel safe. They also employ lobbyists to deflect attention from public health to what's in their own best interests. The governments are letting the usage of wireless technology to be implemented without realizing the health consequences of it," he said.

Many institutions have looked at EMF and have not painted the dire predictions that the doctor says could be the outcome. A UN body cautioned against too much use of mobile phones, but definitive studies on adverse effect of EMF are not available.

Nehru says the "invisible waves are becoming denser and denser by the day. This is not good. Nobody is even talking about the bad effects of this radiation. People only talk about air pollution. There is not even a mention of electro-magnetic pollution."

Actor Juhi Chawla, who has read Nehru's research and recently launched his book in Mumbai, is involved with a NGO that is creating awareness about the harmful effects of EM radiation.

Nehru pointed out that to strengthen the network of mobiles and WiFi, mobile towers are being increased and boosters are being installed to ensure that signals reach all corners.

"A new layer has been added to our atmosphere by human activity. Starting from 1G and 2G which mostly used wired technology, we are now using 3G and 4G technologies which carry signals into space. The 5G technology, which we are looking forward to, can be very harmful," he said.

Mobile phones have come under attack from many NGOs and activists, but several studies have pointed to only mild effects.
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Source: New Indian Express, 31 Oct 2017

Secret 1976 Govt. memo admits they considered tiny fractions of todays exposure guidelines to be harmful
USA Created: 30 Oct 2017
Wikileaks released a 1976 memo (below) to the US Secretary of State regarding microwave radiation levels measured inside the US Embassy in Moscow. It is titled: MOSCOW SIGNAL – APPROACH TO GROMYKO. It was classified “SECRET” until 2006. It was written by Ambassador Walter Stoessel to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and marked NODIS — No Distribution (other than to persons indicated) . More information on the memo is on the Wikileaks website. Stoessel died of leukemia at age 66 in 1986. He was stationed at the embassy on three different occasions. [1]

Main points:

Frequency detected: above 1 GHz
Daily duration of exposure: 18 hours per day
Levels detected in the embassy: 1-15 microW per cm2
Levels in comparison to typical background levels in U.S. cities: several orders of magntitude above = 1000s to 100s of thousands times greater, or more, than 1976 U.S. background levels

U.S. medical experts’ “considered opinion” was that prolonged exposure to 1-15 microwatts per cm2 constitute a potential health hazard.

U.S. officials said, “No level of radiation in the U.S. Embassy which is significantly above the typical background level in residential areas of large industrial cities is acceptable to us.”

Why are FCC exposure limits 1000 microW per cm2 — 100s of times greater than U.S. medical experts’ “considered opinion” of a potential health hazard in 1976 and tens of millions of times greater than what U.S. officials deemed acceptable?

There were U.S. conferences in the 1950s and 1960s on the biological effects of microwave radiation,[2] and the Canadian National Research Council paper of 1973 warned about increasing public exposure to microwave radiation through commercial uses.

Then, commercial and military uses ramped up, the U.S. EPA’s EMF lab was defunded and shut down, a draft federal report on RF was gutted, and the state of California’s EMF lab was shut down. Tom Wheeler (CTIA), Reed Hundt (FCC), and Al Gore (Congress) effectively stopped public. medical, and scientific opposition through the 1996 Telecom Act prohibiting state and local governments from regulating RF from cell towers.

And reports have found —
Cell towers often exceed FCC limits.
Wireless devices (cell phones, iPads, etc.) exceed FCC limits as commonly used.
Wi-Fi’d classrooms can exceed FCC limits when students are using computers.

Excerpts from the 1976 memo:

–THE LEVELS OF RADIATION IN THE EMBASSY BUILDING MEASURED OVER TIME BY U.S. TECHNICIANS, AND THOSE MEASURED JOINTLY WITH SOVIET TECHNICIANS, ARE SEVERAL ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE ABOVE THE TYPICAL BACKGROUND LEVEL IN U.S. CITIES, AND ALSO ABOVE THE BACKGROUND LEVEL MEASURED IN U.S. RESIDENCES IN MOSCOW WHICH ARE AWAY FROM THE CHANCERY BUILDING.

–OUR MEDICAL EXPERTS ARE OF THE CONSIDERED OPINION THAT PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO MICROWAVE RADIATION AT THE LEVELS MEASURED IN THE U.S. EMBASSYCONSTITUTE A POTENTIAL HEALTH HAZARD.

–NO LEVEL OF RADIATION IN THE U.S. EMBASSY WHICH IS SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE THE TYPICAL BACKGROUND LEVEL IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF LARGE INDUSTRIAL CITIES IS ACCEPTABLE TO US.
———————————————-

From Wikileaks

1. FOLLOWING IS TEXT OF INFORMAL PAPER LEFT WITH GROMYKO, AS MENTIONED IN PARA ONE REFTEL.

BEGIN QUOTE

PRINCIPAL CONCLUSIONS OF U.S. EXPERTS

—MEASUREMENTS OF RADIATION LEVELS TAKEN BY US SPECIALISTS IN U.S. EMBASSY MOSCOW OVER PERIOD OF SEVERAL MONTHS INDICATE THAT EMBASSY IS RECEIVING TWO RADIATION BEAMS OF MICROWAVE ENERGY IN THE FREQUENCY RANGE ABOVE ONE GIGAHERZ. ONE COMES FROM A POINT TO THE EAST OF THE CHANCERY AND THE OTHER FROM A POINT TO THE SOUTH.

–THESE EMANATIONS ARE PRESENT, EITHER ALTERNATELY OR OCCASIONALLY SIMULTANEOUSLY, FOR PERIODS APPROXIMATING 18 HOURS PER DAY.

–THESE BEAMS HAVE RESULTED IN RADIATION DENSITIES WITHIN CHANCERY OFFICES AND SOME APARTMENTS OF PERSONNEL RANGING FROM 1 TO 15 MICROWATTS PER SQUARE CENTIMETER.

–JOINT MEASUREMENTS CONDUCTED WITH SOVIET EXPERTS ON JANUAYR 28,

SECRET

SECRET

PAGE 02 MOSCOW 01437 311559Z

WHEN ONLY ONE OF THE PREVIOUSLY DETECTED SOURCES WAS EMITTING IN THE LOWER ENERGY RANGE OBSERVED PREVIOUSLY, WERE CONSISTENT WITH PREVIOUS U.S. MEASUREMENTS. IN PARTICULAR THEY CLEARLY REVEALED THE DIRECTIONALITY OF THE BEAM FROM THE EAST.

–THE LEVELS OF RADIATION IN THE EMBASSY BUILDING MEASURED OVER TIME BY U.S. TECHNICIANS, AND THOSE MEASURED JOINTLY WITH SOVIET TECHNICIANS, ARE SEVERAL ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE ABOVE THE TYPICAL BACKGROUND LEVEL IN U.S. CITIES, AND ALSO ABOVE THE BACKGROUND LEVEL MEASURED IN U.S. RESIDENCES IN MOSCOW WHICH ARE AWAY FROM THE CHANCERY BUILDING.

—OUR MEDICAL EXPERTS ARE OF THE CONSIDERED OPINION THAT PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO MICROWAVE RADIATION AT THE LEVELS MEASURED IN THE U.S. EMBASSYCONSTITUTE A POTENTIAL HEALTH HAZARD.

—NO LEVEL OF RADIATION IN THE U.S. EMBASSY WHICH IS SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE THE TYPICAL BACKGROUND LEVEL IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF LARGE INDUSTRIAL CITIES IS ACCEPTABLE TO US.

END QUOTE.

2. SUMMARY OF FULL REPORT WILL BE TRANSMITTED AS SOON AS AVAILABLE, HOPEFULLY TODAY, AND TEXT FULL REPORT WILL BE SENT SO AS TO BE AVAILABLE IN WASHINGTON BY OPENING OF BUSINESS FEB. 2. STOESSEL

SECRET

NNN

[1] http://www.nytimes.com/1986/12/11/obituaries/walter-j-stoessel-jr-dies-at-66-a-former-ambassador-to-moscow.html

[2] http://kompetenzinitiative.net/KIT/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/KI_Brochure-6_K_Hecht_web.pdf
Russian research compiled for the German government in 1997, released in 2012 (English, 2016)

https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1976MOSCOW01437_b.html

https://wikileaks.org/plusd/pressrelease/#1976 scroll down to Wikileaks Special Project K from April, 2013
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Source: SmartMeterHarm.org, 28 Oct 2017

Long Islanders Sue Over Health Concerns About New Cellphone Towers
USA Created: 21 Oct 2017
NEW YORK, Long Island residents are raising health concerns as cellphone transmission equipment continues to be installed in many areas.

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, some neighbors are joining together to fight towers going up close to their homes, schools and houses of worship.

Jodi and Peter Abraham anxiously clutched their just-filed federal lawsuit as they walked out of Nassau County Supreme Court Thursday, challenging hundreds of unregulated and wireless facilities, still going up by the dozens across Huntington and Oyster Bay.

“We are not anti-tech. We are not anti-cellphone,” Peter Abraham said. “But we believe cell towers should be put up in a responsible way.”

The Abrahams called CBS2 to their home last December, when in an overnight period, they said a pole with a wireless box was installed on the edge of their front property. They confronted the installer – Crown Castle – and the town for an explanation.

“I want a voice,” said Jodi Abraham. “And I want my town to stand up for us – you know, their residents. And they have told us their hands have been tied.”

A Huntington town official explained the stated purpose of the cell towers.

“Crown Castle has told the town that this is designed to fill in gaps in cellphone service in the town,” said Town of Huntington spokesman A.J. Carter.

As they joined hands in front of the courthouse, worried homeowners said the law must be changed to stop the new towers from being allowed.

“This is an issue that is critical — not just to all of Long Island, but all of the United States,” said plaintiffs’ attorney Andrew Campanelli, “because across the United States, no wireless facilities are being tested.”

Some call it a microwave brew – steps from their bedroom windows. Are radio frequency emissions mushrooming out to envelop nearby schools and churches?

The Federal Communications Commission has RF thresholds, but the agency says it has not enough resources to test them.

“Who’s monitoring that what the FCC says is a ‘safe limit’ is actually what’s coming out of these things?” said Oyster Bay homeowner Sandra Decker. “We don’t know that.”

Currently, several California communities are requiring wireless installers to pay for independent safety checks.

“We understand that technology is moving forward. I understand that,” said Oyster Bay homeowner Rosalie Menduni. “Let’s do it mindfully.”

Residents now want the FCC to conduct regular radiation readings, and embark on a new study testing health effects of wireless boxes and cell phone towers.

The wireless company named in the lawsuit Thursday, Crown Castle of Texas, did not return CBS2’s calls for comment.
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Source: CBS Local News, 19 Oct 2017

Mörkläggning av mobilstrålningens konsekvenser
Sweden Created: 18 Oct 2017
Mörkläggning av mobilstrålningens konsekvenser – Hur myndigheten missinformerar om den massiva elektrosmog och de skador på hälsan den medför (2017).

I en nyligen publicerad bok av den danska psykologen Eva Theilgaard Jacobsen belyses framväxten av det digitala samhället med ökad exponering för radiofrekventa (RF) fält. Boken ger en intressant historisk tillbakablick med diskussion av hälsoeffekter och de många intressekonflikter som finns. Vissa nyckelspelare som förnekar några som helst hälsorisker beskrivs, även ur ett historiskt perspektiv. Återigen framställs WHOs brist på ett hälsoperspektiv i sitt handlande när det gäller RF strålning. Industrins vinstintresse förefaller vara viktigare än folkhälsan.

Boken kan rekommenderas till den som vill förstå spelet bakom kulisserna. Även om boken har ett danskt perspektiv tar den upp mycket av internationell betydelse. Den finns i handeln:

https://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/morkelagning-af-mobilstralingens-konsekvenser-9788740940381


En liknande bok har tidigare getts ut i Sverige av miljöjournalisten Mona Nilsson. Mobiltelefonins hälsorisker: fakta om vår tids största miljö- och hälsoskandal (2010)

Boken publicerades 2010 och även den ger fakta som förklarar hur det varit möjligt med framväxten av radiofrekvent strålning i samhället, numera en miljöförorening.

https://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/mobiltelefonins-halsorisker-fakta-om-var-tids-storsta-miljo–och-halsoskandal-9789163331480


Journalisten Christine von Hedenberg har gett ut boken En annan värld: en debattbok om livet med elektromagnetiska fält (2017)

Boken är delvis en personlig berättelse om hur det är att leva som elöverkänslig, hur tillvaron förändras med svårighet att undvika exponering för radiofrekvent strålning och hur myndigheter har misslyckats med att skydda befolkningen.

https://www.adlibris.com/se/bok/en-annan-varld-en-debattbok-om-livet-med-elektromagnetiska-falt-9789163927522
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Source: Prof. Lennart Hardell, 16 Oct 2017

Phonegate : Welcome to la la land !
France Created: 16 Oct 2017
As a result of lax and imprecise international standards, hundreds of millions of users of mobile phones that have been placed on the market over the past twenty years are subjected to radiation levels in contact with the body, for some phones, more than three times the threshold limit (ten times with American standards). We now have proof of this, since Dr Arazi obtained the publication on 1 June 2017 of the initial partial results conducted by the French National Frequencies Agency (ANFR) , that our health, especially of younger people, is being deliberately endangered. Despite this, ANFR continues to hide essential informations. There is total inertia on the part of the public authorities despite having been alerted in various ways. It is urgent to inform the more than six billion users, including the French population, of the risks involved and the ways to protect against these risks.

One point in common with the various scandals that have been increasing in recent years, from Médiator to the “Monsanto papers” and Dieselgate, are the many obstacles to acquiring information.

ANFR postpones indefinitely the publication of test reports

The scandal of « Phonegate* » is no exception. The fight for transparent information from the manufacturers of mobile phones and national and international control agencies is far from being won. Let us take as evidence the latest blow from ANFR which, in an unexpected turnaround, decided to no longer publish the complete reports of the measurements of the specific absorption rates (SAR) of the 428 mobile phones tested between 2012 and June 2017. ANFR had nevertheless made a written commitment to Dr. Arazi on 13 July 2017 to make these reports public “in September”. Gilles Brégant, Director-General of ANFR, however, never lacks “good reasons” for not doing so. In the telephone exchange on 10 October 2017 with the whistleblower, the head of the control authority considers this is no longer “a priority” for its staff. The publication of this essential information, expected for more than 15 months, has been indefinitely postponed.

Everything always goes well in la-la land

The question we publicly ask ANFR is simple: « What are you trying to hide? » This question is more legitimate when we discover the new list of 49 mobile phones “tested” by ANFR up to June 2017. To say that ANFR is confounding information with communication is a euphemism. Its strategy is all the more simple as the subject is complex. The Agency wants to give the appearance of transparency. It as not done so! Welcome to la la land! Here are examples:

The SAR measurements of the phones as actually used, in contact with the skin, have simply disappeared. This is the easiest way for ANFR to obtain deceptively reassuring results, especially since European legislation requires a measurement in contact for the SAR “limbs” (a phone in the pants pocket or held in the hand).

A SAR « head » measurement for only one phone out of the 49 phones tested.

A compliance distance greater than 5 mm and up to 25 mm. This concerns nine mobile phones (Wiko, Sony, Hisense, Orange, Alcatel, Crosscall, Doro and Switel). And yet, ANFR publicly explained that the new European warning regarding the “SAR ‘trunk’ in contact with the skin at a few millimeters” would apply for measurements taken at distances not exceeding 5 mm…Proof by example!

A scandalous European Directive written to defend the interests of the manufacturers

The new directive 2014/53/UE, entered into force in June 2017 at the initiative of the European Commission, is meant to set an example of transparency. On the contrary, it is further proof of the serious abuses of an institution that is too much influenced by the actions of the lobbies invading Brussels. Article 5 of the directive provides the manufacturers of mobile phones with complete confidentiality of the data concerning the health risks of their phones, while article 42 is entitled, “Compliant radio equipment which presents a risk”.

A total absence of reaction from the public authorities, despite warnings

The French National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) made scientific recommendations to the government in its July 2016 report entitled, “Exposure to Radiofrequencies and Child Health”. The recommendations have not been followed up!

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review its 1996 SAR measurement protocols which are inappropriate and out of date. The AAP expressed its concern prior to the announcement in September 2017 by the scientific team of the National Toxicology Program (NTP), one of the official agencies of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), of the disturbing results on the “genotoxicity” of mobile phone waves tested on mice and rats. The complete results are expected at the beginning of 2018.

When will the Minister for Health, Agnès Buzyn, and the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot, finally take up this public health issue? They have not yet responded to the letter sent by Dr. Arazi four months ago, reminding them of the responsibility of the State. To hear them, human health is nevertheless their « priority ».

Time and need to act

The action for transparency is for us a major public health issue. We have thus decided to take all necessary actions, including legal actions, to obtain from ANFR as soon as possible the complete reports of the measurement tests of mobile phones. We call on all those in France and abroad who share our fight for “truth” to be heard.
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Source: Dr Marc Arazi, 16 Oct 2017

Waterloo man blames Wi-Fi for sickness (2012)
Canada Created: 14 Oct 2017
WATERLOO — When Howard Kalnitsky started experiencing heart problems 15 years ago at age 34, he wasn’t sure what to think.
After years of medication, he now says he’s affected by electromagnetic hypersensitivity — a nervous system reaction to wireless radiation from cellphones, internet and other technologies.
“My wife said that I had turned into this old, frail man overnight,” Kalnitsky said.
But the question of whether electromagnetic fields actually make people sick is a matter of debate.
Health Canada says there is no scientific evidence proving symptoms of apparent electromagnetic hypersensitivity are actually caused by electromagnetic fields.
“If you have a look at the body of evidence, there is no indication that technology such as Wi-Fi and cellphones represent a health concern,” said Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, associate medical officer of health with Region of Waterloo Public Health.
“We do know that it is a field of ongoing study and that’s a good thing. We do know that Health Canada continues to monitor the science.”
Magda Havas disagrees. She is associate professor of environmental and resource studies at Trent University in Peterborough and has researched electromagnetic hypersensitivity for two decades.
Symptoms include everything from headaches, trouble concentrating and difficulty with short term memory to heart problems, mood disorders and anxiety.
“This issue is not going to go away,” Havas said. “It’s going to get a lot worse.”
Children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems are more likely to develop symptoms, Havas said.
Kalnitsky says he self-diagnosed after speaking with an expert. He unplugged his wireless internet, mobile and cordless phones for a few days. The difference was drastic.
“The next day after I had disconnected, I felt different, I felt energy,” he said. “I’ve been perfectly healthy with no arhythmia for more than a year.”
Kalnitsky’s doctor, Dr. Kathleen Debrosian, declined comment to The Record to confirm his diagnosis.
The Women’s College Hospital Environmental Health Clinic in Toronto is one of the few places to provide electromagnetic hypersensitivity diagnoses.
Dr. Riina Bray is medical director of the clinic and sees about 50 patients per year she says are affected.
“Maybe one per cent of the population (is affected),” she said. “We really don’t know.”
The legislation covering the level of radiation broadcasting and telecommunications devices can emit here is Safety Code 6. Industry Canada governs the legislation, which is based on Health Canada recommendations. It says 1000 microwatts per centimetre squared can be emitted constantly to be safe.
Havas said countries like Russia have much lower thresholds.
Bray said skeptics and government need to do their homework.
“It’s a real thing,” she said. “It’s not a psychological problem.”
Judi Francioso of Cambridge said her family suffered headaches, heart palpitations and other symptoms after a smart meter was installed at the home in June 2010.
She wants people to take the problem seriously.
“We sufferers sound pretty stupid talking about this when no one else can feel this,” she said.
After being diagnosed at Bray’s clinic, Francioso fought for months to have her smart meter replaced with one connected to a land line. Symptoms have improved little since the meter was replaced earlier this year.
Kalnitsky says he will meet with city officials and talk about where cellphone towers are placed. But he may be out of luck.
The ultimate administration over where towers go is left to the federal government.
“I certainly empathize with the symptoms that (Kalnitsky) is reporting,” said Peter Braid, MP for Kitchener-Waterloo. “These policies are based on science and, according to Health Canada, there is nothing — no evidence of radiofrequency signals causing adverse health effects.”
He said if that were to change, so too would policy.
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Source: Toronto Metro, Metroland News Service staff, 29 Oct 2012

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