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IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALSFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUITNOS. 20-1025 AND 20-1138 Filed: 09/22/2020 Parties.Petitioners in Case No. 20-1025 are Environmental Health Trust, Consumers for Safe Cell Phones, Elizabeth Barris, and Theodora Scarato. Petitioners in Case No. 20-1138 are Children’s Health Defense, Michele Hertz, Petra Brokken, Dr. David O. Carpenter, Dr. Toril...
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PHOTO CREDIT: Nadeesh Jayawaradena Source: https://washingtonspectator.org/regulators-steamroll-health-concerns-as-the-global-economy-embraces-5g/ By Joel Moskowitz, Sep 18, 2020 In a Washington Post op-ed (June 4), “5G conspiracy theories threaten the U.S. recovery,” Thomas Johnson Jr., the Federal Communications Commission’s general counsel, declared: “Conjectures about 5G’s effect on human health are long on panic and short on science.” Snippet: According to Johnson, “if we delay...
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Source: https://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2020/09/after-decision-upholding-fccs-5g-rules-cities-now-weighing-appeal/168658/ By ANDREA NOBLE SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals largely upheld FCC rules limiting local government’s ability to regulate 5G infrastructure and cap fees. Cities involved in the case have until Sept. 28 to file an appeal, but some experts say the ruling wasn’t all bad. Dozens of cities and...
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Image by Pat King The International Dark-Sky Association is pleased to announce the certification of Timpanogos Cave National Monument as an Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP). This International Dark Sky Place designation was developed in 2018 to draw attention to the role urban protected landscapes play in raising public awareness of light pollution. Timpanogos Cave is the...
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Source: https://www.wired.com/story/portlands-face-recognition-ban-twist-smart-cities/#:~:text=The%20first%20big%20US%20city,tools%20and%20concerns%20about%20fairness. Tom Simonite 09.21.2020 The first big US city to prohibit private businesses from using the technology reflects rising skepticism of new tools and concerns about fairness. PORTLAND’S 2016 ENTRY for a $50 million federal contest called the Smart City Challenge described a Pacific Northwest tech-topia. It promised autonomous shuttles, trucks, and cars on city streets, through partnerships...
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Source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/669095/europe-far-behind-on-5g-deployment-warn-experts/ SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 A group of over 50 of the largest European tech and industrial firms have criticized EU members for lagging behind other countries in the rollout of 5G networks, calling for urgent measures before it is too late to close the gap. The latest analysis by the European Round Table for...
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Source: https://www.itweb.co.za/content/kYbe97XD8XG7AWpG By Admire Moyo, ITWeb’s news editor. Johannesburg, 21 st September 2020 Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE is preparing to capitalise on the expected growth of next-generation 5G technologies in South Africa. This was revealed by Fu Zhen, chief technology officer of ZTE South Africa, and Fahad Nisar, technical marketing director at ZTE South Africa, in an...
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By Pratima Desai SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 LONDON (Reuters) – The need for larger rechargeable batteries and more energy storage for 5G technology is expected to significantly boost demand for cobalt over coming years and potentially pit the sector against electric vehicle makers. Larger batteries, using lithium cobalt oxide chemistry (LCO), are needed in 5G phones because...
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New powers being sought to allow energy providers to turn off high-drain devices to manage electricity network. by: Hugo Griffiths 18 Sep 2020 Electric cars may be perfect for people with off-street parking and a home wallbox fast charger, but a new set of rules being mulled over by the energy watchdog, Ofgem, could see power cut...
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