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BBC TV programme on the dangers of Wi-fi

http://www.mastsanity.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=132&Itemid=113

It's a half-hour programme, by the way.

The UK govt's own advisor counsels caution but is ignored.

He also suggests the UK bans the siting of mobile phone masts near to schools. The young are particularly at risk from mobile phone and wifi waves.

This whole area struck home when a friend of mine died because of brain cancer. She could sense the presence of a mobile phone nearby because her tumours physically reacted and she could see stars and feel electric pulses.

In years to come this will be viewed in the same light as the controversy over tobacco in the 1950s. Of course, tobacco is far more dangerous, but what if you are the one struck down by a fatal disease? That sort of changes your perspective.

Re: BBC TV programme on the dangers of Wi-fi

Has anyone else noticed spotty looking Poles sitting outside public offices, court houses, town halls with laptops, surfing the internet?

Re: BBC TV programme on the dangers of Wi-fi

I hate talking on my mobile and avoid it at all costs. I only want to use it for texting etc. If I do have to talk on the mobile I limit it to short and sweet or call the person back on a landline.

I read about the dangers of wireless a while back. There was an article in the paper about a woman who had a reaction every time she entered her house and realised this was all due to her wireless laptop. Once she went back on to the traditional technology she no longer reacted.

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"I hate talking on my mobile and avoid it at all costs. I only want to use it for texting etc. If I do have to talk on the mobile I limit it to short and sweet or call the person back on a landline."

Me too - some people think that having a mobile makes you constantly available and ring again and again if you reject the call, e.g. on public transport. But text messages ARE useful!

Re: BBC TV programme on the dangers of Wi-fi

I just keep mine switched off unless I want to check for or send texts and for emergency calls.

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I use mine only for text messages.

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Mee too, but I think this guy went a bit too far!


Bus driver a mobile lottery loser
A POLISH bus driver has been sacked for sending 38,000 text messages on his company mobile phone in a losing effort to win a contest jackpot.

Leszek Wojcik, from the north-western city of Slupsk, ran up a bill of about 94,000 zlotys (£16,500) with his text messages while trying to win a 100,000-zloty (£17,600) SMS contest that ended on 30 June, the city's transport spokesman, Hubert Boba, said.
He explained that a bus driver's monthly company phone bill is supposed to be limited to 15 zlotys (£2.60). Wojcik sent an average of 1,200 SMS text messages a day, each costing 2.4 zlotys (42p).
This article: http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=1171322007