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January 31, 2020
Investigation finds 38 people killed on smart motorways in the past five years. Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jan/30/rollout-of-smart-motorways-put-on-hold-amid-safety-concerns?fbclid=IwAR3T8VljMQ8JJOFvGQj8zCkApBXKgk0AX_6FJxtUWkEeUOz08cxHk5DsbBc Smart motorways are part of a plan by Highways England to reduce congestion. The routes feature technology designed to monitor traffic levels, change speed limits and close lanes to allow emergency vehicles through. Our comment: “smart” is not always...
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Two French associations announced that they have launched an appeal with the country’s supreme court (Conseil d’Etat) against the government’s green light for roll-out of 5G networks. Environmental group Agir and Priartem, an organisation campaigning on electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), are calling for an official assessment of the ecological impact and health risks associated with 5G,...
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Extract from the article Comments The recent decision of the Turin Court of Appeals follows in the footstep of various Italian courts’ decisions that have in some way acknowledged the link between cancer and the intense and extensive use of mobile phones. In this respect, the recent judgments might set a new trend in case-law...
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Image credit Quino Al@quinoal Unsplash.com Our January 2020 newsletter can be viewed at  https://mailchi.mp/6e91efe7b4c0/emfsa-january-2020-news “For the Safer Use of Technology”
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