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July 2020
Source: https://northcoastcourier.co.za/155607/5g-masts-ballito-and-zimbali-residents-to-get-another-say/ Author Penny Fourie, Journalist July 8, 2020 Following legal advice, the municipality will now reopen the application process after it was agreed that due process had not been followed. Dolphin Coast residents opposed to the installation of two 5G cellphone masts have welcomed the announcement by KwaDukuza municipality that the public participation process...
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Source: https://northcoastcourier.co.za/156284/proposed-5g-policy-would-erode-the-rights-of-property-owners-says-lawyer/ Author Penny Fourie, Journalist July 31, 2020 The new policy does away with the red tape and allows mobile network operators to install telecommunications stations – cellphone masts – at locations of their choice without prior approval from local authorities. Ballito attorney Andy Horton warned that the proposed policy by implication would erode...
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JAMES BARTON, 31 JULY 2020 The government of Namibia is reportedly undertaking an assessment of the environmental impact of 5G before introducing the technology to the market. Local outlet The Namibian reports that the country’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism was ordered to conduct the review just weeks after the Windhoek municipality revealed that...
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Reuters News 24 1 st of August 2020 •Tens of thousands are opposing a new policy that will allow mobile networks to build infrastructure, like 5G towers. •They are channelling their discontent through a website, Dear South Africa. •Cellphone companies, however, are optimistic about the policy. Tens of thousands of South Africans have written complaints...
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30 Jul 2020 The Mi Note 10 is the fourth smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi to be pinned in France by the French National Frequency Agency (ANFR) for exceeding the regulatory level of specific absorption rate (SAR). This comes just a few days after attorney Elias Bourran filed a collective complaint against Xiaomi before the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office...
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Vafaei H, Kavari Gh, Izadi HR, Zare Dorahi Z, Dianatpour M, Daneshparvar A, Jamhiri I. Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz) affects anti-oxidant capacity, DNA repair genes expression and, apoptosis in pregnant mouse placenta. Iran J Basic Med Sci 2020; 23:833-840. doi: 10.22038/ijbms.2020.40184.9512 Abstract Objective(s): The placenta provides nutrients and oxygen to embryo and removes waste products from...
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by Caleb Henry — July 30, 2020 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on July 30 approved Amazon’s request to operate a constellation of roughly 3,200 internet satellites in low Earth orbit.  The FCC said Amazon has until July 30, 2026 to launch at least 50% of its satellites in order to maintain its authorization, and until...
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Garcia-Saenz A, Sánchez de Miguel A, Espinosa A, et al. Association between outdoor light-at-night exposure and colorectal cancer in Spain (MCC-Spain study) [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 24]. Epidemiology. 2020;10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226 Abstract Background: Night shift work, exposure to artificial light-at-night and particularly blue light spectrum, and the consequent circadian disruption may increase the risk of...
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Source: https://www.falsebayecho.co.za/news/impact-of-5g-draft-policy-on-property-51606325?fbclid=IwAR1dDsdal_NJhkViITWAeGbu1cHp9FxvSpqpSdwHScHSCQg4qxxT499GuUI By Karen Kotze Jul 30, 2020 A government draft policy, if passed, will allow mobile networks to build 5G electronic communication infrastructure on your property without compensation. The draft submitted by Department of Communication and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appears in Gazette No. 43537 dated Wednesday July 22. It says property owners could be...
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The installation of a cell mast in Merewent has stirred an uproar as residents believe it poses a health risk. Picture: Sunday Tribune. Source: https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/durban-residents-up-in-arms-over-cell-mast-49365790 By Siboniso Mngadi, Jun 14, 2020 Durban – Merewent residents have accused telecommunications company Atlas Towers Group of targeting “impoverished” communities by choosing to place a cell mast in their...
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