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The Telecom Digest for Wed, 24 Jul 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 205 : "text" format

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As Colorado nears 100% broadband access, funds for rural support shrinkBill Horne
History--1956 teenagers and telephoneHAncock4
Robocaller loses in courtHAncock4
Re: The 5G Health Hazard That Isn'tNaveen Albert
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <20190724004359.GA5958@telecom.csail.mit.edu> Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:43:59 +0000 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> Subject: As Colorado nears 100% broadband access, funds for rural support shrink Tamara Chuang, Colorado Sun San Antonio is a very small, rural community in the San Luis Valley. It's about 5 miles south of Antonito, near the New Mexico border. It's also in a low valley with trees that block reception from wireless broadband service offered in other parts of Conejos County. But as early as next March, the community of 90 households and three businesses will be able to order gigabit internet service. This isn't wireless. Alamosa-based Jade Communications plans to run fiber-optic gigabit internet lines to every customer's home. https://www.vaildaily.com/news/colorado/as-colorado-nears-100-broadband-access-funds-for-rural-support-shrink/ -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly) ------------------------------ Message-ID: <7563e2b5-9c64-4175-9e52-fef45a8c0381@googlegroups.com> Date: 23 Jul 2019 16:50:03 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: History--1956 teenagers and telephone A feature article (photo essay) showing teenagers and the telephone from LIFE magazine, 1956. https://books.google.com/books?id=OE8EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA13&dq=life%20canadian%20national&pg=PA102#v=onepage&q&f=false ------------------------------ Message-ID: <49292151-c6e5-4d00-9ca6-f250ca79c421@googlegroups.com> Date: 22 Jul 2019 13:17:21 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Robocaller loses in court A Delaware County, PA, auto loan company has agreed to pay $4 million to settle claims that it illegally robocalled hundreds of thousands of people. The judge is reviewing the settlement to see if it's adequate. Full article and details at: https://www.inquirer.com/business/flagship-credit-robocall-class-action-settlement-20190722.html ------------------------------ Message-ID: <DM5PR13MB170629C2D2BA095F049B03A391C70@DM5PR13MB1706.namprd13.prod.outlook.com> Date: 23 Jul 2019 02:19:14 +0000 From: "Naveen Albert" <wirelessaction@outlook.com> Subject: Re: The 5G Health Hazard That Isn't On Wed 7/17/2019 9:53 PM, Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> wrote: > How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of > wireless technology. > > In 2000, the Broward County Public Schools in Florida received an > alarming report. Like many affluent school districts at the time, > Broward was considering laptops and wireless networks for its > classrooms and 250,000 students. Were there any health risks to worry > about? > > The district asked Bill P. Curry, a consultant and physicist, to study > the matter. The technology, he reported back, was "likely to be a > serious health hazard." He summarized his most troubling evidence in a > large graph labeled "Microwave Absorption in Brain Tissue (Grey > Matter)." > > https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/science/5g-cellphones-wireless-cancer.html Actually, this sensationalist piece is the real wolf crier, This article has been debunked numerous times by numerous people since it was published, and criticizes actual sound science while offering little more than empty, baseless, and/or false claims throughout. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [This story is from the Microwave News - Mod] A Fact-Free Hit on a 5G Critic Fabricating History on the New York Times Science Desk Last Tuesday (July 16), the New York Times devoted most of the front page of its science section to Bill Broad's <https://www.nytimes.com/by/william-j-broad> latest attack on those who challenge the dogma that wireless radiation is absolutely safe. "The 5G Health Hazard That Isn't" is the catchy headline of the Web version of his article. It is followed by "How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology." https://microwavenews.com/news-center/fact-free-hit-5g-critic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Other Sources: [Following URL redacted - blogspot post that just copies the NYT article - Mod] https://emfrefugee.blogspot.com ... [The following URL points to a blog post by Jeanice Barcelo - Mod] https://emfrefugee.blogspot.com/2019/07/setting-record-straight-william-broad.html Some of you may be surprised to see such baseless and empty claims coming from the NYT, as am I. However, this is not an isolated phenomenon, and the organization as a whole's reputability does not automatically led credence to anything published by it. The actual science shows that 5G is actual a very serious health problem, and circumstantial evidence from areas where it has already been deployed confirms this. Pages like these two have links to reputable science about some of the studies related to 5G: https://www.telecompowergrab.org/science.html https://whatis5g.info/health/2017/09/millimeter-wave-frequency-studies-and-reviews/ Strong financial ties exist between the wireless telecom industry and news organizations like the New York Times. And, as you can see in the first aforementioned article, the wireless industry (unexpectedly) welcomed Broad's article casting doubt on the science. More on financial at the bottom. As I mentioned, the NYT now has a history of publishing dubious ill-backed claims, and this part of a larger phenomenon happening today, documented in a few articles such as those I have attached below, Please don't think I'm dismissing the NYT as a whole of producing empty infotainment. Much of their reporting is sound, but the sad reality is that the name alone cannot be trusted and false and misleading articles such as the one quoted above do appear from time to time and people should be aware and check the sources out for themselves. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [This is from a page titled: "The Gary Null Show - Unscientific Scientific American - 07.19.19" - Mod] Many professionals and well-educated people read publications such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Forbes, Mother Jones, and leading newspapers such as the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal, with the assumption that their chief editors hold a high standard of journalistic integrity and objectivity. We assume these publications are not compromised by conflicts of interest and institutional indoctrination. It was in the lead up to the invasion of Iraq that New York Times writer Judith Miller promoted the falsehood of Sadaam Hussein's possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Readers believed that if such a story appeared in the Times, it must be credible. In effect, Miller became a principal opinion leader for the Washington establishment and the neocons to push forward with regime change. The media would play the role in convincing the public in the righteousness of this effort. Although the lie about Iraq's WMDs was fabricated by Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and other leading neocons behind closed doors and subsequently leaked to the Times, the Bush administration was able to viably state, "see, even the New York Times has reported on Hussein's nuclear capabilities. Believe us, we are correct." But there were many credible and independent voices, such as former New York Times bureau chief in Cairo Chris Hedges, Robert Parry, Sy Hersh, Professors Michel Chossudovsky in Canada and Noam Chomsky, and many more who had conducted in depth and unbiased research to question the White House's and Miller's WMD claims. But their voices could never reach the mainstream media which was at least in principle "commissioned" to promulgate the government's lies. This is how circular self-serving propaganda operates between official authorities and the media. Today we are witnessing this same strategy being used on a national scale for the roll out of 5G wireless technology, genetically modified foods, and the push for national and state vaccination mandates. http://prn.fm/gary-null-show-unscientific-scientific-american-07-19-19/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - People who have actually written sound pieces on 5G have even been fired, such as one writer at PC Mag who was fired after 30 years of stellar service for a more critical, analytic article on the facts of 5G: [Quote is from an article titled "5G Got me Fired" by John c. Dvorak - Mod] The difference was my column was interpreted as critical of 5G. The replacement (and an additional column that came later), was more of a cheer-leading column. In fact, my column was more reporting than opinion as I was reflecting on all the bad press 5G was getting from every corner. My conclusion was that, unless this stopped, 5G would never get off the ground. More importantly today's readers need to be a little more than cautious when believing anything. Native advertising is a most insidious concept and should be rejected by every publisher. Instead it is welcomed by the broadcasting networks and most of the major newspapers including the New York Times. Are the writers saying nice things or are they paid to say nice things? https://web.archive.org/web/20181007013846/https://medium.com/@dvorak/5g-got-me-fired-ce407e584c4a - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [Dvorak's] Original article: https://web.archive.org/web/20180823220918/https:/www.pcmag.com/commentary/363244/the-problem-with-5g Apparently, it wasn't what the editors wanted - a sensationalist hyped up article touting how great 5G would be, which they promptly replaced the article with, after deleting all traces of it from their website. Many such articles are available now only thanks to archive.org Financial: As I said, NYT has strong ties to the wireless industry, including financially, and has an interest in keeping them happy: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - quoting an email from 2019 May 13: RT Explosive: NY Times 5G ties uncovered Published on May 13, 2019 Rick Sanchez lays into the New York Times' baseless and intellectually lazy attack on RT America's coverage of the potential health hazards posed by 5G radiation. Then RT America's Dan Cohen reports on the deep conflicts of interest between New York Times and US telecommunications giant Verizon and what ties between the two say about the Times' motives for attacking RT's coverage of 5G technology. RT America's Michele Greenstein discusses the legitimate public health concerns that scientists continue to raise about 5G technology and are relevant to people of all countries and points out that smearing RT is far easier than smearing the doctors and other experts sounding the alarm. Finally, journalism professor Chris Chambers joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in on the Times' "bizarre" latest attack on RT and what it says about declining standards in journalism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_3l40UoYlI - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The New York Times printed this garbage piece today against David Carpenter and other experts and against RT America on their coverage of RF and 5G health hazards. RT (Russia Today) news coverage is meticulous with sources unlike mainstream American news coverage, such as this NYT article. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/12/science/5g-phone-safety-health-russia.html [The end of Mr. Naveen's post was removed, since it contained ad hominem attacks on various individuals associated with the NY Times. -Mod] ***** Moderator's Note ***** I sometimes publish posts that encourage discussion and thought on controversial topics such as the alleged risks of RF Radiation from 5G devices. This is one. I don't, however, agree with many of the conclusions, /*BUT*/ I am not an RF engineer or a physician. Those more qualified to write on these topics are invited to respond - provided that responses meet the guidelines in the FAQ, which is at http://telecom2018.csail.mit.edu/faq.html Bill Horne Moderator ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Wed, 24 Jul 2019

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