Tag: FCC

TIMEBOUND: This May Be Our Gandhi Moment — Comment by May 15 on the Adequacy of the FCC’s Outdated Radiation Exposure Guidelines

By Patricia Burke “The future depends on what we do in the present.” – Gandhi Back in late December of 2013, while many Massachusetts residents were focused on the holiday season, the Dept. of Public Utilities published its order 12-76: D.P.U. 12-76-A December 23, 2013,…

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Verizon’s Super Bowl Hypocrisy and the FCC Satellite Blunder: You Might NOT Read All About It in the New York Times

By Patricia Burke Last week, Business Insider’s Dave Smith reported on the irony of Verizon’s Super Bowl ad campaign.  The ads exploit firefighters and their need for timely telecommunications connections to promote 5G telecommunications. Verizon released a pair of commercials during the Super Bowl to…

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GAO’s 2012 Report And Cell Phone Recommendations No One Is Doing Anything About Except Pushing 5G

By Catherine J. Frompovich Currently, there’s a great deal of rightful speculation and scientific concern about the push for 5G wireless, including the unbelievable number of small cell towers needed to implement that bandwidth, which is expected to operate using millimeter wave bands between 20…

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The U.S. FCC Is Asleep At The Switch Regarding RF Safety Standards And Protecting The Public

By Catherine J. Frompovich The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has dropped the ball regarding safety standards for radiofrequency (RF) limits in the United States. Furthermore, no risk assessment studies have been performed to my knowledge regarding how consumers use RF-emitting devises, e.g., hours on cell…

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