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December 2020
Happy New Year! Introducing the Acoustimeter AM11 View our December 2020 Newsletter at https://mailchi.mp/f16ab9c2b832/emf-news-introducing-the-am11
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(Auto-translated from Dutch) EUROPEAN MULTILATERAL LAW SERVICE GROUP 25-12-2020 08:17 AMNETHERLANDS – Arnhem District Court declares appeal by resident from Haarlo (Municipality of Berkelland) against placement of 5G antenna well-founded. She should be regarded as an interested party. In this case, it concerns an environmental permit for an antenna mast. In the opinion of the...
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Not only does ICASA (The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) face legal action from Telkom but the Mafadi Consortium has joined Telkom in criticising ICASA’s spectrum allocation plan, demanding a review of the process. IT Web News Publication reports: Mafadi Consortium has joined Telkom in criticising #ICASA’s #spectrum allocation plan, demanding a review of...
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Source: Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-african-union-cyber-exclusiv/exclusive-suspected-chinese-hackers-stole-camera-footage-from-african-union-memo-idUSKBN28Q1DB DECEMBER 16, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As diplomats gathered at the African Union’s headquarters earlier this year to prepare for its annual leaders’ summit, employees of the international organization made a disturbing discovery. Someone was stealing footage from their own security cameras. Acting on a tip from Japanese cyber researchers, the African...
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It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society. Some of these harms have been studied extensively, particularly harms to privacy, harms associated with security and cybercrime, and harms resulting from digital divides. This report covers less studied...
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European Parliamentary Research Service Nov 6, 2020 It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society. Some of these harms have been studied extensively, particularly harms to privacy, harms associated with security and cybercrime, and harms resulting from...
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Source: SWI swissinfo.ch https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/machines-and-ethics–artificial-intelligence-switzerland/46213634 Digital technologies hold great promise for the economy and society. But some recent developments, such as face recognition, also present ethical dilemmas. The challenges are immense for Switzerland, which is one of the leading developers of artificial intelligence (AI). This content was published on December 10, 2020. CHRISTIAN RAAFLAUB Digitalisation has...
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Post updated 23 December 2020 to include ICASA’s response: Image: ICASA •ICASA CONTINUES TO RECEIVE SUBMISSIONS OF APPLICATIONS DESPITE TELKOM’S COURT APPLICATION 23 December 2020 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA/the Authority”) received a court application on Tuesday, 22 December 2020, filed by Telkom in respect of the Invitation to Apply (“ITA”)...
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Trockel MT, Menon NK, Rowe SG, et al. Assessment of Physician Sleep and Wellness, Burnout, and Clinically Significant Medical Errors. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2028111. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28111 Key Points Question  Is sleep-related impairment associated with burnout, professional fulfillment, and self-reported clinically significant medical error in physicians? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 11 395 physicians, sleep-related impairment had statistically significant correlations with...
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Cho, C.‐H., Grosse‐Siestrup, C., Nadobny, J., Lojewski, C., Niehus, S.M., Taupitz, M., Hamm, B. and Schlattmann, P. (2020), Temperatures in Pigs During 3 T MRI Temperatures, Heart Rates, and Breathing Rates of Pigs During RF Power Deposition in a 3 T (128 MHz) Body Coil. Bioelectromagnetics. https://doi.org/10.1002/bem.22311 Abstract Exposure to radiofrequency (RF) power deposition during magnetic resonance imaging...
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