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INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS AGAINST WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY PER HEALTH CONCERNS

Hundreds of actions by the international community have been issued because of the vast science that now confirms the serious dangers that wireless technology presents in it's unregulated form. Wireless technology was never pre market tested for safety by either the FCC or the FDA.
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GOVERNMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT BAN OR WARN
AGAINST WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

1993: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): The FCC's exposure standards are "seriously flawed."
Official comments to the FCC on guidelines for evaluation of electromagnetic effects of radio frequency radiation, FCC Docket ET 93-62, November 9, 1993.

1993: Food and Drug Administration (FDA): "FCC rules do not address the issue of long-term, chronic exposure to RF fields." Comments of the FDA to the FCC, November 10, 1993.

1993: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): The FCC's standard is inadequate because it "is based on only one dominant mechanism—adverse health effects caused by body heating."
Comments of NIOSH to the FCC, January 11, 1994.

1994: Amateur Radio Relay League Bio-Effects Committee: "The FCC's standard does not protect against non-thermal effects." Comments of the ARRL Bio-Effects Committee to the FCC, January 7, 1994.

2000: UK Department of Education: Children under 16 should not use cell phones except in an emergency.  link to www.cellular.co.za

2002: Interdisciplinary Society for Environmental Medicine (3000 physicians in Germany) recommends banning cell phone use by children and banning cell phones and cordless phones in preschools, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, events halls, public buildings and vehicles.  http://www.bioprotechnology.com/Press_FREIBURGER_APPEAL.aspx

2003: American Bird Conservancy and Forest Conservation Council: Brought a lawsuit against the FCC because millions of migratory birds were being disoriented by microwave radiation and crashing into cell towers.  http://www.ewire.com/display.cfm/Wire_ID/1498

2004: International Association of Fire Fighters opposes communication antennas on fire stations.  http://www.iaff.org/HS/Facts/CellTowerFinal.asp

2005: Salzburg, Austria's Public Health Department bans WLAN and DECT phones in public schools.  link to www.mastsanity.org

August 2005: Austrian Medical Association: Warns against Wi-Fi, cordless phones, and cell phone use by children.  http://www.thepeoplesinitiative.org/Wifi_and_Schools.html

August 2005: Vienna Medical Association warns against Wi-Fi, and cell phone use by children up to age 16.  link to www.mastsanity.org

2006: Frankfurt, Germany's government states it will not install WiFi in its schools until it has been shown to be harmless.  http://www.icems.eu/docs/deutscher_bundestag.pdf

2006: UK schools remove their wireless networks: Prebandal Preparatory School, Chichester, West Sussex; Ysgol Pantycelyn School in Carmarthenshirem, Wales; and Stowe School, in Buckinghamshire, England. London Times, November 20, 2006.  http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/education/article642575.ece

2007: Ballinderry Primary School, Ireland: Removed Wi-Fi to protect young children.  link to www.ni4kids.com

2007 Bavaria, Germany's Parliament recommends against Wi-Fi in schools.  http://www.icems.eu/docs/deutscher_bundestag.pdf

2007 Australian Democrats: The "explosion in wireless communications technology" is causing widespread illness.  http://www.democrats.org.au/docs/2007/Joining_the_Dots_ExecSummary.pdf

2007: European Environmental Agency, Europe's top environmental watchdog, calls for immediate action to reduce exposure to radiation from Wi-Fi, mobile phones and their masts.  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10463870

2008: International Commission on Electromagnetic Safety (comprised of scientists from 16 nations): Recommends limiting cell phone use by children, teenagers, pregnant women and the elderly.  http://www.icems.eu/resolution.htm

2007: Therold, Ontario closes down its citywide Wi-Fi pilot scheme.  http://www.glastonburynaturalhealth.co.uk/WhyWi-Fi.html

2008: Lakehead University, Ontario bans Wi-Fi on campus.  http://policies.lakeheadu.ca/policy.php?pid=178

2008: Madhya Pradesh, India: Bans cell phones in schools by both students and teachers.  http://www.indiaedunews.net/Madhya_Pradesh/Teachers, students_unhappy_with_mobile_phone_ban_in_schools_5241/

2008: National Library of France: Removes Wi-Fi because of health concerns and limits installation to cable connections.  http://www.next-up.org/pdf/FranceNationalLibraryGivesUpWiFi07042008.pdf

2008: Paris, France removes Wi-Fi from four public libraries because of health concerns.  http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-35451555_ITM

2008 Sainte-Geneviève University, Paris: Removes Wi-Fi from its library because of health concerns.  link to www.next-up.org

2008: Progressive Librarians Guild recommends against wireless technology in libraries.  http://libr.org/plg/wifiresolution.php

2008: Russian National Committee for Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection warns that cell phones are unsafe even for short conversations. Children under 16, pregnant women, epileptics, and people with memory loss, sleep disorders and neurological diseases should never use cell phones.  http://www.radiationresearch.org/pdfs/rncnirp_children.pdf

2008 Sebastopol, California: Reneges on its contract to install citywide Wi-Fi.  http://www.boingboing.net/2008/03/24/town-of-sebastopol-c.html

2008: University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute: Children should never use a cell phone except in an emergency.  http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08205/898803-114.stm

2008: Voice (UK Teachers Union) calls for a ban on Wi-Fi in schools.  link to www.voicetheunion.org.uk

2009: Hérouville Saint-Clair, France: Bans Wi-Fi in public schools.  http://www.wifiinschools.org.uk/4.html

2009: Irish Doctors Environmental Association: Warns that current safety guidelines are "not appropriate."  http://www.ideaireland.org/

2009: Karnataka State, India: Bans cell phones in all schools and pre-university colleges.  http://www.hindu.com/2009/09/14/stories/2009091454460500.htm

May 2009: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urges Congress to focus on the potential connection between electromagnetic fields and "Bee Colony Collapse".  link to electromagnetichealth.org

July, 2010: France prohibits advertising cell phones to children under 14; prohibits children up to age 14 from using cell phones in pre-schools and public schools; requires cell phones to be labeled with SAR values and a recommendation to use headsets.  link to www.next-up.org.


DOCTORS AND SCIENTISTS CALLING FOR STRICTER REGULATION AND/OR A MORATORIUM ON WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY  http://international-emf-alliance.org/index.php/appeals,  http://international-emf-alliance.org/index.php/appeals,  link to www.ralf-woelfle.de



Vienna Resolution 1998
Salzburg Resolution 2000
Declaration of Alcalá 2002
Catania Resolution 2002
Freiburger Appeal 2002
Bamberger Appeal 2004
Maintaler Appeal 2004
Coburger Appeal 2005
Stockacher Appeal 2005 Oberammergauer Appeal 2005
Haibacher Appeal 2005
Pfarrkirchener Appeal 2005


Freienbacher Appeal 2005
Lichtenfelser Appeal 2005
Hofer Appeal 2005
Helsinki Appeal 2005
Parish Kirchner Appeal 2005
Saarlander Appeal 2005
Benevento Resolution 2006
Allgäuer Appeal 2006
WiMax Appeal 2006
Brussels Appeal 2007
Schlüchterner appeal
Venice Resolution 2008

Berlin Appeal 2008
Paris Appeal 2009
London Resolution 2009
Porto Alegre Resolution 2009
European Parliament
EMF Resolution 2009
Dutch Appeal 2009
Int'l Appeal of Würzburg 2010

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