The age-old adage First Do No Harm should be the tempering goal of not only medicine, but government and industry, especially when they team up to deploy new technologies, set policies and serve the people.

This blog exists to reveal and analyze areas in which these powerful groups are failing to "first do no harm."

Friday, January 9, 2015

Scientist explains how the Wireless Industry is committing SCIENTIFIC FRAUD

Short, but sweet, this factual, logical statement by Dr. George Carlo reveals that the Wireless Industry is committing Scientific FRAUD.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

ITIF (tech org) badmouths smart, critical consumers

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is holding a competition to target and ridicule consumers opposed to particular technologies as "luddites."

To label aware, concerned consumers as "anti-tech" is insulting, and also sloppy thinking. We are not against all tech, but simply FOR SAFE TECH. ITIF leaders can view past president of Microsoft Canada's site, C4ST, to understand the distinction.

ITIF actually admits it does not care HOW MANY PEOPLE are "losers" in their rabid quest to proliferate technologies that pose serious safety and biological risks. They clearly want no brakes, no discussion and no free choices for individuals or communities. They crave BLIND FAITH from consumers. But the problem is some consumers can actually research and think and hold their own views. (horrors!)

If luddite means a person or group standing up for those being harmed by irresponsible, selfish industry and tech, count me in. The list of contestants (below) for this award could actually help us join forces. So, thank you, ITIF, for helping us organize and GROW.

Note: To better understand the power wielded by the wireless industry, in particular, see their very own "Bill of Rights." created a year ago for this site.

The 2014 ITIF Luddite Awards

January 5, 2015
Technological innovation is the wellspring of human progress. Despite this, a growing array of interests – some economic, some ideological – now stand resolutely in opposition to innovation.  Inspired by Englishman Ned Ludd, who led a social movement in the early 19th Century to destroy mechanized looms out of fear that the Industrial Revolution was going to ruin his way of life, today’s “neo-Luddites” likewise want to “smash” current technology. However, while for the most part these advocates no longer wield sledgehammers, they do wield something much more powerful: bad ideas. Neo-Luddites have worked to convince the public and policy makers alike that technological innovation is something to be thwarted. Indeed, the their target is broad, including genetically modified organisms, new Internet apps, smart electric meters, health IT, big data, and increasingly productivity itself. In short, they want a world in which risk is close to zero, losers from innovation are few, and change is glacial and managed.

These aren’t just interesting social and political developments. Rather they go to a central challenge of our time: the need to rapidly increase living standards and quality of life. For without society supporting risk taking and the constant and rapid introduction of new technologies neither goal will be accomplished. Fostering an environment in which innovation can thrive means first and foremost actively rejecting the increasingly vocal chorus of “neo-Ludditism” that pervades Western societies today. Indeed, if we want a society in which innovation thrives, replacing neo-Ludditism with an attitude of risk taking and faith in the future needs to be at the top of the agenda. (To determine how friendly you are toward technological innovation, go to www.doyoulikeprogress.org and take the test).

To highlight the worst neo-Luddite ideas that if followed would lead to reduced human progress, ITIF is releasing its first annual Luddite Award nominations to recognize the ten organizations and or individuals that in 2014 have done the most to smash the engines of innovation. Based on your votes, we will announce the Worst Luddite of 2014 on February 5. Please review the following ten nominations and then cast your vote
NOTE: do not bother to vote in this offensive contest. Rather, join with these groups to fight for consumer and individual rights in 2015 and beyond!

The National Rifle Association Opposes Smart Guns

The Vermont Legislature Passes Law Requiring GMO Food Labeling

Arizona, Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas Take Action to Prevent Tesla From Opening Stores to Sell Cars Directly to Consumers

The French Government Stops Amazon From Providing Free Shipping on Books

“Stop Smart Meters” Seeks To Stop Smart Innovation in Meters and Cars

Free Press Lobbies for Rules to Stop Innovation in Broadband Networks

New York State Cracks Down on Airbnb and its Hosts

Virginia and Nevada Take On Ride Sharing

The Media and Pundits Claiming That “Robots” Are Killing Jobs

The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Opposition to Health IT

 

Sunday, December 28, 2014

European Economic and Social Committee says EU should address EHS

EHS electromagnetic "hyper" sensitivity, is the modern (derogatory) term for Radiofrequency or Microwave Sickness.

This new report out of Europe spells out HOPE for people who are impaired by wireless radiation. See the whole 11-pages to understand that help may be on the way for the new underclass of afflicted individuals, at least in Europe.


European Economic and Social Committee

The EU should assist currently affected groups and limit exposure fields in light of the recommendations set out in this opinion, especially with respect to recognising this exposure as a cause of functional disability. Steps should also be taken to prevent the number of sufferers from gradually increasing in the future due to the expansion of devices using these technologies.

 
Okay, U.S., how long will you take to show compassion and justice such as this?

Friday, December 26, 2014

History of Radio Wave Illness (Neurasthenia) - modern scourge

Magda Havas has researched the biological and cultural history of neurasthenia - radiofrequency sickness/electromagnetic sensitivity. This is real, folks. And you will feel the effects in your own life, or the lives of those you love...

December 21, 2014.
At the turn of the 20th century a mysterious illness emerged.  The first people to be affected by it were the telegraph line installers and the telephone switch board operators.  The symptoms of the illness included:  nerve disorders, hence the name neurasthenia or nervous asthenia, depression, extreme anxiety, exhaustion, convulsions, unconsciousness, rashes, and a whole host of other malaise.

The afflictions became so bad that in 1907, the Bell telephone switchboard operators in Toronto went on strike.  They demanded much shorter working hours and better working conditions.

In the 1950s with the invention of microwave frequencies, radar operators started suffering with similar symptoms that they called radio wave or microwave illness.

Now at the turn of the 21st century with the introduction of personal wireless technologies the general population seems to be plagued with the same symptoms, which we call electrohypersensitivity disorder or EHS.

What do these three events have in common?  The introduction of chronic overexposure to electromagnetic fields...

 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Your death to the highest bidder...


Your death to the highest bidder?
 
Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion...The money to be made is intoxicating. Tom Wheeler is an industry man himself, so there is no regulatory oversight, and no entity looking out for your family's health here.
 
Clearly, the wireless industry is a sibling of the asbestos, tobacco and lead paint industries in the family of harmful products.
How do we know wireless is deadly?
Thousands of studies since 1932, including military compilations.
A growing number of today's scientists and medical professionals explain, as well, such as the following expert, who states:

Many scientists are predicting this to be the worst public health disaster
in human history.


 

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Jibo "companion" robot beats smart phones - in surveillance capability

 
“JIBO isn't an appliance, it's a companion, one that can interact and react with its human owners in ways that delight.“

Your smart phone's surveillance capabilities to track your whereabouts and contacts and conversations and photos and docs you shared is about to be FLATTENED by JIBO.



The "family companion" Jibo robot is ready to interact with and record everything about you and your family, snapping photos, tracking specific people, keeping tabs on daily habits and patterns and interactions, birthdays, friends, relatives, foods, bedtimes, illnesses, pets, thoughts. Your smart phone could not keep up. Your laptop is left in the dust.

This cute little "family member" will keep mom company while she bakes bread and play the children bedtime stories and tuck them in. "He" or "she" will likely communicate with smart appliances and utility meters and be able to monitor and schedule every aspect of your life, energy use, food choices, work, etc.

But by any other name would the Jibo be as creepy?
"Jibo" (the adjective) means "really freakin' cool." As a noun, the word Jibo means weed (cannabis) in eastern Switzerland. Wow, great name for a family companion...

Corporations will love Jibo providing up-to-the-minute consumer information so they can market more stuff to your family. And Jibos will be the hackers' dream. Criminals could scoop up your data from the wireless signals, or by kidnapping your companion "bot."

Of course, Jibo's life-blood is wireless radiation from a home network or wifi system. Most people currently accept wireless because they have not heard about the biological damage from radiofrequency radiation. And the Jibo will not be programmed to warn anyone either, for that would be the end of Jibo!

A Jibo could be the biggest data collector a person might ever "invite" into their home - (topped only by the IRS?) In the Big Picture, this is a seemingly benign step in the push for computers to take over human brain functions, which would render people helpless without their computers to remember things for them. A "smart house" will interface with smaller components, such as the Jibo. Science fiction about this type of situation does not usually end well.

Product Details




 




Monday, October 27, 2014

Tech expert: a lot of people could "have problems" from cell phone radiation...

 Speaking of the higher radiation of iPhone 6, a tech expert admits:  "If there is a problem, unfortunately, there's going to be a lot of people with problems..we're not gonna know for a while."

Translation: the industry and its crony regulators (and uninformed consumers) are willing to take the risk of cancers, heart problems, autism, insomnia, etc. while long term research continues - despite over 1800 modern studies showing biological damage from wireless such as allowed. (See MD Symposium to understand the science in no uncertain terms - what is being done to future generations.)

In other words, THE ONGOING RISK TO ALL (no one can avoid this radiation) has been condoned by industry and its crony regulators. EVERY PERSON is part of the involuntary EXPERIMENT. (You cannot be safe even if you choose not to use a device or service, since ambient radiofrequency/microwaves exposure continues to grow, increasing second-hand microwave radiation exposures everywhere).

Oct 27, 2014, 1:18pm EDT -

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 Plus Radiates More Than Samsung's Galaxy Note 3: Should You Be Concerned?

By Louis Bedigian October 1, 2014 10:54 AM

There has been a lot of talk about Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 and the radio frequency (RF) radiation dangers of storing it in a pocket.

Apple has been warning consumers about the risks of RF exposure for at least a few years. One document, iPhone 5 RF Exposure Information, can be found in the legal section of its site. Other warnings were also issued inside the manuals of older iPhone models, including the iPhone 3G.

“My take is like every other American. We just don’t know,” tech industry expert and analyst Jeff Kagan told Benzinga. "I hear some say that it's a radiation risk. I see others, mostly from the cell phone side, showing studies saying there is no risk. I don't know what to believe."

Related Link: The Apple Inc. Watch Versus Competitors: What Do Analysts Think?

Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, thinks Apple is warning consumers to "hold off any potential litigation that might result if suddenly a researcher did find that proximity to the radio was harmful."

"There has been a lot of (mostly anecdotal) information that radio waves close to your body could be unhealthy," said Enderle. "I think Apple is protecting themselves with [the warnings]."

At press time, Apple had not returned numerous requests for comment.

iPhone 6 Plus Vs. Galaxy Note 3

All cellular devices expose consumers to a degree of RF radiation. To determine the worst offenders, Federal Communications Commission requires manufacturers to test the SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) of each handset. SAR shows the rate at which humans absorb RF radiation.

Where does Apple fit in?

According to RF Safe, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have an SAR of 1.18 watts per kilogram when positioned near a user's head. That's below the legal limit of 1.6 W/kg, but it is nearly three time's greater than Galaxy Note 3, which has an SAR of just 0.35 W/kg.

RF Safe noted that when cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are running simultaneously, the iPhone 6's SAR jumps to 1.58 W/kg.

On average, most Samsung devices featured an SAR below 0.5 W/kg, while most iPhones had an SAR of 1.11 or higher. Only the original iPhone (0.974 W/kg) and the iPhone 3GS (0.79 W/kg) had lower SARs.

Motorola devices tended to have the highest SAR. The Droid Maxx, for example, has an SAR of 1.54 W/kg when positioned near a user's head.

Evidence Remains Unclear

"I think it's going to be a while before we have any real evidence," Kagan said of the possible dangers.

"If there is a problem, unfortunately, there's going to be a lot of people with problems. And if there's not a problem, there won't be. But we're not gonna know for a while. So what do we do? We either ignore it and carry our phones wherever we want, or we take the extra step and keep the phones half an inch away from our body."

Disclosure: At the time of this writing, Louis Bedigian had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.

 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Scientist explains how the Wireless Industry is committing SCIENTIFIC FRAUD

Short, but sweet, this factual, logical statement by Dr. George Carlo reveals that the Wireless Industry is committing Scientific FRAUD.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

ITIF (tech org) badmouths smart, critical consumers

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is holding a competition to target and ridicule consumers opposed to particular technologies as "luddites."

To label aware, concerned consumers as "anti-tech" is insulting, and also sloppy thinking. We are not against all tech, but simply FOR SAFE TECH. ITIF leaders can view past president of Microsoft Canada's site, C4ST, to understand the distinction.

ITIF actually admits it does not care HOW MANY PEOPLE are "losers" in their rabid quest to proliferate technologies that pose serious safety and biological risks. They clearly want no brakes, no discussion and no free choices for individuals or communities. They crave BLIND FAITH from consumers. But the problem is some consumers can actually research and think and hold their own views. (horrors!)

If luddite means a person or group standing up for those being harmed by irresponsible, selfish industry and tech, count me in. The list of contestants (below) for this award could actually help us join forces. So, thank you, ITIF, for helping us organize and GROW.

Note: To better understand the power wielded by the wireless industry, in particular, see their very own "Bill of Rights." created a year ago for this site.

The 2014 ITIF Luddite Awards

January 5, 2015
Technological innovation is the wellspring of human progress. Despite this, a growing array of interests – some economic, some ideological – now stand resolutely in opposition to innovation.  Inspired by Englishman Ned Ludd, who led a social movement in the early 19th Century to destroy mechanized looms out of fear that the Industrial Revolution was going to ruin his way of life, today’s “neo-Luddites” likewise want to “smash” current technology. However, while for the most part these advocates no longer wield sledgehammers, they do wield something much more powerful: bad ideas. Neo-Luddites have worked to convince the public and policy makers alike that technological innovation is something to be thwarted. Indeed, the their target is broad, including genetically modified organisms, new Internet apps, smart electric meters, health IT, big data, and increasingly productivity itself. In short, they want a world in which risk is close to zero, losers from innovation are few, and change is glacial and managed.

These aren’t just interesting social and political developments. Rather they go to a central challenge of our time: the need to rapidly increase living standards and quality of life. For without society supporting risk taking and the constant and rapid introduction of new technologies neither goal will be accomplished. Fostering an environment in which innovation can thrive means first and foremost actively rejecting the increasingly vocal chorus of “neo-Ludditism” that pervades Western societies today. Indeed, if we want a society in which innovation thrives, replacing neo-Ludditism with an attitude of risk taking and faith in the future needs to be at the top of the agenda. (To determine how friendly you are toward technological innovation, go to www.doyoulikeprogress.org and take the test).

To highlight the worst neo-Luddite ideas that if followed would lead to reduced human progress, ITIF is releasing its first annual Luddite Award nominations to recognize the ten organizations and or individuals that in 2014 have done the most to smash the engines of innovation. Based on your votes, we will announce the Worst Luddite of 2014 on February 5. Please review the following ten nominations and then cast your vote
NOTE: do not bother to vote in this offensive contest. Rather, join with these groups to fight for consumer and individual rights in 2015 and beyond!

The National Rifle Association Opposes Smart Guns

The Vermont Legislature Passes Law Requiring GMO Food Labeling

Arizona, Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas Take Action to Prevent Tesla From Opening Stores to Sell Cars Directly to Consumers

The French Government Stops Amazon From Providing Free Shipping on Books

“Stop Smart Meters” Seeks To Stop Smart Innovation in Meters and Cars

Free Press Lobbies for Rules to Stop Innovation in Broadband Networks

New York State Cracks Down on Airbnb and its Hosts

Virginia and Nevada Take On Ride Sharing

The Media and Pundits Claiming That “Robots” Are Killing Jobs

The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Opposition to Health IT

 

Sunday, December 28, 2014

European Economic and Social Committee says EU should address EHS

EHS electromagnetic "hyper" sensitivity, is the modern (derogatory) term for Radiofrequency or Microwave Sickness.

This new report out of Europe spells out HOPE for people who are impaired by wireless radiation. See the whole 11-pages to understand that help may be on the way for the new underclass of afflicted individuals, at least in Europe.


European Economic and Social Committee

The EU should assist currently affected groups and limit exposure fields in light of the recommendations set out in this opinion, especially with respect to recognising this exposure as a cause of functional disability. Steps should also be taken to prevent the number of sufferers from gradually increasing in the future due to the expansion of devices using these technologies.

 
Okay, U.S., how long will you take to show compassion and justice such as this?

Friday, December 26, 2014

History of Radio Wave Illness (Neurasthenia) - modern scourge

Magda Havas has researched the biological and cultural history of neurasthenia - radiofrequency sickness/electromagnetic sensitivity. This is real, folks. And you will feel the effects in your own life, or the lives of those you love...

December 21, 2014.
At the turn of the 20th century a mysterious illness emerged.  The first people to be affected by it were the telegraph line installers and the telephone switch board operators.  The symptoms of the illness included:  nerve disorders, hence the name neurasthenia or nervous asthenia, depression, extreme anxiety, exhaustion, convulsions, unconsciousness, rashes, and a whole host of other malaise.

The afflictions became so bad that in 1907, the Bell telephone switchboard operators in Toronto went on strike.  They demanded much shorter working hours and better working conditions.

In the 1950s with the invention of microwave frequencies, radar operators started suffering with similar symptoms that they called radio wave or microwave illness.

Now at the turn of the 21st century with the introduction of personal wireless technologies the general population seems to be plagued with the same symptoms, which we call electrohypersensitivity disorder or EHS.

What do these three events have in common?  The introduction of chronic overexposure to electromagnetic fields...

 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Your death to the highest bidder...


Your death to the highest bidder?
 
Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion...The money to be made is intoxicating. Tom Wheeler is an industry man himself, so there is no regulatory oversight, and no entity looking out for your family's health here.
 
Clearly, the wireless industry is a sibling of the asbestos, tobacco and lead paint industries in the family of harmful products.
How do we know wireless is deadly?
Thousands of studies since 1932, including military compilations.
A growing number of today's scientists and medical professionals explain, as well, such as the following expert, who states:

Many scientists are predicting this to be the worst public health disaster
in human history.


 

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Jibo "companion" robot beats smart phones - in surveillance capability

 
“JIBO isn't an appliance, it's a companion, one that can interact and react with its human owners in ways that delight.“

Your smart phone's surveillance capabilities to track your whereabouts and contacts and conversations and photos and docs you shared is about to be FLATTENED by JIBO.



The "family companion" Jibo robot is ready to interact with and record everything about you and your family, snapping photos, tracking specific people, keeping tabs on daily habits and patterns and interactions, birthdays, friends, relatives, foods, bedtimes, illnesses, pets, thoughts. Your smart phone could not keep up. Your laptop is left in the dust.

This cute little "family member" will keep mom company while she bakes bread and play the children bedtime stories and tuck them in. "He" or "she" will likely communicate with smart appliances and utility meters and be able to monitor and schedule every aspect of your life, energy use, food choices, work, etc.

But by any other name would the Jibo be as creepy?
"Jibo" (the adjective) means "really freakin' cool." As a noun, the word Jibo means weed (cannabis) in eastern Switzerland. Wow, great name for a family companion...

Corporations will love Jibo providing up-to-the-minute consumer information so they can market more stuff to your family. And Jibos will be the hackers' dream. Criminals could scoop up your data from the wireless signals, or by kidnapping your companion "bot."

Of course, Jibo's life-blood is wireless radiation from a home network or wifi system. Most people currently accept wireless because they have not heard about the biological damage from radiofrequency radiation. And the Jibo will not be programmed to warn anyone either, for that would be the end of Jibo!

A Jibo could be the biggest data collector a person might ever "invite" into their home - (topped only by the IRS?) In the Big Picture, this is a seemingly benign step in the push for computers to take over human brain functions, which would render people helpless without their computers to remember things for them. A "smart house" will interface with smaller components, such as the Jibo. Science fiction about this type of situation does not usually end well.

Product Details




 




Monday, October 27, 2014

Tech expert: a lot of people could "have problems" from cell phone radiation...

 Speaking of the higher radiation of iPhone 6, a tech expert admits:  "If there is a problem, unfortunately, there's going to be a lot of people with problems..we're not gonna know for a while."

Translation: the industry and its crony regulators (and uninformed consumers) are willing to take the risk of cancers, heart problems, autism, insomnia, etc. while long term research continues - despite over 1800 modern studies showing biological damage from wireless such as allowed. (See MD Symposium to understand the science in no uncertain terms - what is being done to future generations.)

In other words, THE ONGOING RISK TO ALL (no one can avoid this radiation) has been condoned by industry and its crony regulators. EVERY PERSON is part of the involuntary EXPERIMENT. (You cannot be safe even if you choose not to use a device or service, since ambient radiofrequency/microwaves exposure continues to grow, increasing second-hand microwave radiation exposures everywhere).

Oct 27, 2014, 1:18pm EDT -

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 Plus Radiates More Than Samsung's Galaxy Note 3: Should You Be Concerned?

By Louis Bedigian October 1, 2014 10:54 AM

There has been a lot of talk about Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 and the radio frequency (RF) radiation dangers of storing it in a pocket.

Apple has been warning consumers about the risks of RF exposure for at least a few years. One document, iPhone 5 RF Exposure Information, can be found in the legal section of its site. Other warnings were also issued inside the manuals of older iPhone models, including the iPhone 3G.

“My take is like every other American. We just don’t know,” tech industry expert and analyst Jeff Kagan told Benzinga. "I hear some say that it's a radiation risk. I see others, mostly from the cell phone side, showing studies saying there is no risk. I don't know what to believe."

Related Link: The Apple Inc. Watch Versus Competitors: What Do Analysts Think?

Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, thinks Apple is warning consumers to "hold off any potential litigation that might result if suddenly a researcher did find that proximity to the radio was harmful."

"There has been a lot of (mostly anecdotal) information that radio waves close to your body could be unhealthy," said Enderle. "I think Apple is protecting themselves with [the warnings]."

At press time, Apple had not returned numerous requests for comment.

iPhone 6 Plus Vs. Galaxy Note 3

All cellular devices expose consumers to a degree of RF radiation. To determine the worst offenders, Federal Communications Commission requires manufacturers to test the SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) of each handset. SAR shows the rate at which humans absorb RF radiation.

Where does Apple fit in?

According to RF Safe, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have an SAR of 1.18 watts per kilogram when positioned near a user's head. That's below the legal limit of 1.6 W/kg, but it is nearly three time's greater than Galaxy Note 3, which has an SAR of just 0.35 W/kg.

RF Safe noted that when cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are running simultaneously, the iPhone 6's SAR jumps to 1.58 W/kg.

On average, most Samsung devices featured an SAR below 0.5 W/kg, while most iPhones had an SAR of 1.11 or higher. Only the original iPhone (0.974 W/kg) and the iPhone 3GS (0.79 W/kg) had lower SARs.

Motorola devices tended to have the highest SAR. The Droid Maxx, for example, has an SAR of 1.54 W/kg when positioned near a user's head.

Evidence Remains Unclear

"I think it's going to be a while before we have any real evidence," Kagan said of the possible dangers.

"If there is a problem, unfortunately, there's going to be a lot of people with problems. And if there's not a problem, there won't be. But we're not gonna know for a while. So what do we do? We either ignore it and carry our phones wherever we want, or we take the extra step and keep the phones half an inch away from our body."

Disclosure: At the time of this writing, Louis Bedigian had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.