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“As well as the potential health issues, at oral arguments, appellants argued that smart meters may in fact be the instrument of monitoring, listening, and viewing activities in individual’s homes. JUDGE OCONNELL: They also argued that smart meters are networked and, without proper security measures, anyone, including the government and hackers, could monitor a customer’s activities. “I note that 50 years ago, only a few brilliant minds were concerned about the health hazards of smoking, and we have only recently become aware of the health hazards of second-hand smoke. I suspect there is no need to mention the health hazards of lead-based paint or radium-painted glow-in-the-dark watches produced from 1917 to 1926. At the time, all of these products were not considered health hazards.”
The Supreme Court of Italy has ordered Vatican Radio to compensate Cesano, a small town near Rome, following allegations the broadcaster's high-powered transmitters put children at a higher risk of cancer. Reports emerged in 2001 that electromagnetic radiation produced by Vatican Radio's transmitters near the town was above the legal limit. A health authority released a study claiming that children in the area were six times more likely to develop leukemia. The 300-page report prepared by Italy's most prestigious cancer research hospital called the connection between Vatican antennas and childhood cancer "coherent and significant."
INDUSTRY EXPERT WINS 3 CASES AGAINST TOWERS, RESULTING IN TOWERS DISMANTLED, POSTPONED IN 3 COUNTRIES
Mr. Wulf Dietrich Rose, an expert in mobile communications, of Kitzbühel, Austria, internationally known for his research works in this field, proved through his studies and researches that mobile radiation represents serious health risks to the nearby living population of cancer, brain tumours, genetic problems, and deformity of newborns. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Mr. Rose, IGEF has affected several measurements and specific radiation studies and due to his expertise obtained that already constructed mobile stations in residential areas were dismantled or constructions were simply postponed. Example: Max Mobil (a daughter company of German Telekom) could not increase the construction program of their intended network system.