Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/26/2015
This likely isn’t a surprise to anyone who has been paying attention to the world around them, but a study just published in the journal Pediatrics shows that 44% of children under the age of 1 use mobile devices every day. By the age of 2, that jumps to 77%. By age 4, half of the children in the study had their own TV — and three-quarters had their own mobile device. And these weren’t rich kids, either; the study was done at an urban, low-income practice in Philadelphia.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/24/2015
According to the mobile phone industry's lobby group, consumers will benefit from LTE in Unlicensed Bands with better coverage, faster peak speeds, reduced latency (lag time), and smoother transitions between carrier networks and unlicensed bands.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/19/2015
Microwave generating equipment first became common during World War 2 with the development of radar. Soviet bloc countries reported that individuals exposed to microwaves frequently developed headaches, fatigue, loss of appetite, sleepiness, difficulty in concentration, poor memory, emotional instability, and labile cardiovascular function, and established stringent exposure standards.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/17/2015
FCC guidelines are based on the assumption that Wi-Fi signals are received by a human body from a distance for one transmitting antenna. However, we are not exposed to one Wi-Fi transmitting antenna anymore.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/12/2015
A new report published by Harvard University claims the telecommunications industry has unlimited access to shape Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policies at the expense of public health, consumer safety, privacy, and consumer wallets.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/10/2015
We investigated the effects of exposure in utero to a 900 megahertz (MHz) electromagnetic field (EMF) on 60-day-old rat testis and epididymis. Sixty-day-old rat testes exposed to 900 MHz EMF exhibited altered sperm quality and biochemical characteristics.
Posted by Robert Daniel on 11/5/2015
The City Council has enacted a moratorium on mini Wi-Fi/cell tower construction or installation within city limits until a code is drafted to better regulate the structures.
Smart meters should not be ‘trusted’ or ‘accepted’ by consumers for a number of reasons. Within the context of privacy and security, it is quite easy to demonstrate why.