EFF Sues AT&T, Data Aggregators For Giving Bounty Hunters and Other Third Parties Access to Customers’ Real-Time Locations

EFF Sues AT&T, Data Aggregators For Giving Bounty Hunters and Other Third Parties Access to Customers’ Real-Time Locations SAN FRANCISCO — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP filed a class action lawsuit today on behalf of AT&T customers in California to stop the telecom giant and two data location aggregators from allowing numerous entities—including bounty hunters, car dealerships, landlords, and stalkers—to access wireless customers’ real-time locations without authorization. An investigation by Motherboard earlier this year revealed that any cellphone user’s precise, real-time location…

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5G’s “Day Of Crisis Science” Recognition – Saturday, July 27, 2019

5G’s “Day Of Crisis Science” Recognition – Saturday, July 27, 2019 By Catherine J. Frompovich Together, we’re calling on wireless companies (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile) and their sub-contractors (Crown Castle, ExteNet Systems and other antenna installers) to suspend the deployment of small cell wireless antennas near places where people live, work and play until such time as chronic, low level exposure to radio-frequency (RF) microwave radiation can be proven safe for everyone. Source: 5G Crisishttps://www.5gcrisis.com/find-a-group According to an email I received from 5G ! Crisis, a project of Americans for Responsible Technology, On…

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Who Should You Believe About Health Risks from Cell Towers: Firefighters, Insurance Companies, Telecoms, Kevin Costner?

Who Should You Believe About Health Risks from Cell Towers: Firefighters, Insurance Companies, Telecoms, Kevin Costner? By B.N. Frank Since 2004, the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) has opposed the use of their stations for cell towers and antennas due to health risks to personnel.  Their website includes many pages of research including a study done on firefighters themselves. Since at least 2014, telecom companies have been warning investors that eventually they may be held liable and have to pay large settlements because of harm caused by their products and…

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The History of Cellular Network Security Doesn’t Bode Well for 5G

The History of Cellular Network Security Doesn’t Bode Well for 5G By EFF Threat Lab There’s been quite a bit of media hype about the improvements 5G is set to supposedly bring to users, many of which are no more than telecom talking points. One aspect of the conversation that’s especially important to get right is whether or not 5G will bring much-needed security fixes to cell networks. Unfortunately, we will still need to be concerned about these issues—and more—in 5G. Past security flaws in the design of cell network…

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Verizon Announces 20 More U.S. Cities to Get 5G Despite Telecom Admitting No Studies Say It’s Safe, Widespread Opposition, 5G Failure, and Future Lawsuits

Verizon Announces 20 More U.S. Cities to Get 5G Despite Telecom Admitting No Studies Say It’s Safe, Widespread Opposition, 5G Failure, and Future Lawsuits By B.N. Frank Telecom Industry executives cannot offer ANY scientific evidence that 5G is harmless and there is research that has already proven 5G IS harmful. Last year the first 5G court case was won in England after residents became sick and women delivered stillborn babies. A growing number of communities in the U.S. and around the world are trying to keep 5G out of their…

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Verizon Releases “Just Kids” Smartphone Plan While Silicon Valley Parents Still Desperately Keep Their Kids Away From Screens

Verizon Releases “Just Kids” Smartphone Plan While Silicon Valley Parents Still Desperately Keep Their Kids Away From Screens By B.N. Frank For many years already, Silicon Valley parents (aka tech inventors) have been limiting their own kids use of screens and sending them to expensive “low tech” schools.  This seems hypocritical since all the while tech companies have been marketing screens to kids of all ages, parents, and schools.  (See also 1, 2) As many sources have already confirmed, kids’ increasing exposure and use (See 1, 2) of screens has…

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Verizon to Cook Chicago and Minneapolis with 5G and Charge Customers Extra $10 a Month to Use It

Verizon to Cook Chicago and Minneapolis with 5G and Charge Customers Extra $10 a Month to Use It By B.N. Frank It doesn’t matter that the Telecom Industry can’t even prove that 5G is safe. It’s still legal for them to promote and install 5G technology – so they are.  From CNET: Verizon is ready to turn on its real 5G network in two cities. The nation’s largest wireless provider said Wednesday that it’ll launch its mobile 5G service on April 11 in Chicago and Minneapolis. Getting onto the next-generation…

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California Residents Stopped Verizon from Installing Small Cell Tower Near Homes!

California Residents Stopped Verizon from Installing Small Cell Tower Near Homes! By B.N. Frank Danville, CA residents aren’t the first Americans to stop harmful and unwanted cell tower infrastructure from being installed in their community.  Activist Post has reported about the many Americans who are fighting to stop this as well as some who have already been successful.  (See 1, 2) Kudos to the record number of Danville residents who attended their February and March council meetings which led to this victory against Verizon.  Americans all over the country…

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Could Reinstating The “Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935” Reduce the Exploitation of Americans by Utilities and Telecoms via “Smart” Meters and Cities?

Could Reinstating The “Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935” Reduce the Exploitation of Americans by Utilities and Telecoms via “Smart” Meters and Cities? Op-Ed by Phil D. Coffers In 1932, the 8 largest utility holding companies controlled 73% of the market.  This made it impossible for states to regulate utility companies – or protect the public – which led to the enactment of the “Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935” to regulate the electric utility sector by either: Confining their operations to a single state or Limiting and…

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Despite Widespread Environmental Opposition, Airbus and OneWeb Blast Satellites into Space TODAY to Provide Free Harmful WiFi. Others to Follow Soon…

Despite Widespread Environmental Opposition, Airbus and OneWeb Blast Satellites into Space TODAY to Provide Free Harmful WiFi. Others to Follow Soon… By B.N. Frank Some days you wonder why you get out of bed.  This may be one of them because even though experts say there is too much dangerous space junk already – AND that rocket fuel is highly polluting – AND that all sources of wireless WiFi radiation are biologically and environmentally harmful – AND there is growing opposition to their stupid satellites (See 1, 2, 3) –…

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