Tag Archives: WiFi

Landlines Petition

  Please consider signing this URGENT petition imploring the Government to keep landlines in rural areas! The Productivity Commission is currently undertaking an inquiry into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation. Draft recommendation 9.1 calls for the Australian Government to phase … Continue reading

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Is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) a captured agency?

A captured agency is defined as a regulatory agency which, rather than serving the public interest, is largely under the influence of the industry or sector that it is charged with regulating. The USA’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is … Continue reading

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Community Response to ARPANSA’s statement on the ABC Catalyst program entitled “Wi-Fried?”

It has become quite obvious by follow up stories in the media that pressure from certain quarters is being applied in order to have the recent TV program “Wi-Fried?” retracted and the journalist who developed it censured. This behaviour is … Continue reading

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Cyprus Government Campaigns to Protect Children from Wireless Technology

The Cyprus Government’s National Committee on Environment and Children’s Health launches a public campaign to protect children from the harmful effects of wireless technology. When will the Australian Government wake up and follow suit?  Or isn’t the health of our … Continue reading

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Dr Karl Kruszelnicki gets his science facts so terribly wrong

Source: Dr Don Maisch, EMFacts This morning (Sunday) on the ABC breakfast TV program, Australia’s well known science presenter and resident expert on all things, Dr Karl Kruszeinicki was interviewed on reports of dangers from Wi Fi and mobile phones. … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity in the News

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity has been featuring in the news  recently. SSMA’s Vice President, Mr Steve Weller, was interviewed recently on the TripleJ program “Hack” on the topic of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS). The recording can be accessed via the following link: TripleJ … Continue reading

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Telstra’s Flawed Wifi Hotspot Plan: Short Term Gain for Long Term Pain

Sourced from Finance and Investment for Good Australian Telco Telstra this week announced plans to roll out the first 1,000 sites of 500,000 WiFi hotspots across Australia. Having last year paid $1.3 billion to secure two 20 MHz spectrum blocks in … Continue reading

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