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Petition against Wi-Fi

Posted by seumasach on November 20, 2008

Here is an excellent website for more on wi-fi effects;

http://wifiinschools.org.uk/6.html

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to introduce legislation to require all UK schools to remove Wi-Fi installations and replace them with wired alternatives

 

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More details from petition creator

Wi-Fi is an untested and under-regulated technology. Sir William Stewart called for government and regulators to apply the precautionary principle and to review the use of Wi-Fi in schools. The German government is advising its citizens to limit their exposure to Wi-Fi. It is time to stop putting corporate profit over the health of UK citizens – especially the youngest who are most likely to feel the adverse effects of Wi-Fi and are least able to defend themselves.

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Is Wi-Fi Putting Our Children In Danger?

Posted by seumasach on September 17, 2008

 

“Although other countries – including Israel and Italy – are adopting lower exposure limits, the HPA says there is still insufficient evidence to issue separate guidelines for children.”

How much evidence is sufficient for the HPA to take measures to protect children?

Daily Express

Tuesday September 16,2008

WITH wireless internet and mobile phones now in constant use in our schools and homes, TESSA THOMAS asks if youngsters are being exposed to hazardously high levels of radiation.

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Suspend wi-fi in schools, says union chief following reports it causes ill-health

Posted by seumasach on July 31, 2008

“The Health Protection Agency currently advises that there is no reason why schools should not use wi-fi.”

Here’s a reason. Here‘s another. And another. And yet another. And yet the HPA claims to know nothing of this evidence. Conclude what you will!

Daily Mail

28th July, 2008

The rush to install wireless computer networks in schools may be jeopardising
children’s health and should be suspended pending a full safety inquiry, a teachers’ chief said yesterday.

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France National Library (BNF) is giving up Wi-Fi

Posted by seumasach on May 22, 2008

Paris, April 3, 2008. (NEXT UP)

Press Release

BNF has decided to give up the Wi-Fi installation for a wired connection.  Read the rest of this entry »

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