[RFI] What the Cellphone Industry Doesn't Want You to Know about Radiation Concerns

Roger (K8RI) k8ri at rogerhalstead.com
Wed Jun 12 15:35:21 EDT 2013

On 6/12/2013 4:19 AM, w5gn at mxg.com wrote:

Reading what the govt wants to do, may have dire consequences for 
amateur radio as they are proposing/pushing for a reduction of exposure 
limits by a factor of 1000.  This article deals primarily with the cell 
phone industry

Read carefully and see if the claims are verifiable.

Although this is not the RFI we are interested in, we do need to be 
aware of their goals and where this came from.


Roger (K8RI)

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> Published on Alternet (http://www.alternet.org)
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> AlterNet [1] / By Brad Jacobson [2]
> What the Cellphone Industry Doesn't Want You to Know About Radiation Concerns
> June 7, 2013  |
> In her 2011 book Disconnect, [3] National Book Award finalist, former senior White House health advisor and internationally regarded epidemiologist Devra Davis revealed that the cellphone industry is knowingly exposing us to dangerous levels of electromagnetic radiation. No small problem when you consider that of the roughly 7 billion people on this planet, about 6 billion of us now use mobile phones.
> In a recent analysis [4] for theHuffington Post, Davis examined the cellphone industry's long-term strategy, devised in the early '90s, to deal with studies showing cellphone radiation damages DNA: "war-game the science." Noted in a 1994 Motorola memo, this strategy, wrote Davis, "remains alive and well" today, the latest example occurring just last month. When the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published newly detailed documentation for its yearlong 2011 expert review-which declared cellphone radiation a "possible human carcinogen" (same as lead and DDT)-the multi-trillion-dollar cellular industry responded by citing a new dubious [5] report out of Taiwan.
> Davis, the founding director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council, pointed out that the online abstract concludes "with some highly unscientific language that sounds as though it was crafted for the PR section of Foxconn, the Taiwanese producer of phones for Apple, Motorola, and Sony:
> 'In conclusion,

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