Archive for the Taking Action Category

Utility Week – Smart meter rollout could ‘destroy trust and confidence’, warns ENW boss

The rollout of smart meters to energy customers in the UK “has the capacity to destroy trust and confidence” in the sector, according to the chief executive of Electricity North West. [SSM! UK editor’s note: Since we introduced our Notice serving facility in 2012, Mr Johnson has […]

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190 Scientists & Experts Urge UN to Deal with Emerging Wireless Public Health Crisis

190 scientists from 38 nations have submitted the International EMF Scientist Appeal to the United Nations, UN member states and the World Health Organization (WHO) requesting they adopt more protective exposure guidelines for electromagnetic fields (EMF) and wireless technology in the face of increasing evidence of risk […]

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Smart Attack!

“If you are going to tell people the truth, make them laugh – otherwise, they’ll kill you” ~ Orson Wells Over the last few months, we have been in discussions with a talented team of writers, graphics & voice-over artists and producers on the subject of Smart […]

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WiFi BANNED in pre-school childcare facilities by French Government

This week the French Parliament passed a law addressing the serious issues of electromagnetic fields and electromagnetic hypersensitivity.  While the new law does not go far enough, it is a bold move and the first of its kind in the world. Reported in Le Monde newspaper, among […]

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Thames Water confirms that you can have your own (Non-Smart) Water Meter installed

We received the following email from a supporter whose details we have redacted. As well as detailing requirements should you chose to have your own meter installed, it reflects the fact that Thames Water has no right to force you to have a ‘Smart’ Water Meter – […]

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Are Microwaves from Mobiles & Wi-Fi Harming our Children?

On October 1st, 2014, Dr Fred Hussain PhD hosted the seminar in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, on wireless radiation and its impacts on human health.  Four speakers from the UK were invited to present:  Alasdair Philips of Powerwatch, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe of PHIRE (Physicians Health Initiative on electromagnetic […]

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The Smart (Meter) Agenda – Mike Mitcham, AV5

In this presentation from the AV5 conference in May, Mike exposes the massive downsides of the so-called “Smart” Meter programme and sheds light on exactly why Big Energy/Utility cannot afford to tell you the facts about them. Uploaded with the kind permission of AV5’s organisers.  Book your […]

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EDF Offering Customers Ability to Remove ‘Smart’ Meters

*EDIT – the link below no longer works, so it unfortunately looks like EDF has now changed its mind on this policy.* We have already shared this good news on our Facebook page but, in case you missed it, energy giant EDF is now telling customers that […]

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BabySafe Project – Know Your Exposure, Protect Your Baby

The BabySafe Project is a new, public awareness initiative designed to inform women about the risks of wireless radiation in pregnancy and offers 10 ways to reduce wireless exposure – including sleeping as far away as possible from wireless Smart Meters (better still: get them removed). The […]

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“Not-so-smart meters” – What Doctors Don’t Tell You magazine exposes Smart Meter threats

Our thanks go to What Doctors Don’t Tell You magazine and columnist Guy Hudson for their excellent article this month on the dangers of Smart Meters. You can pick up a copy of the magazine – published monthly – in WH Smiths, or subscribe at www.wddty.com. To […]

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What is the Smart Grid?

A short, informative video from Stop Smart Meters Tasmania. What is the smart grid? from Alex Donnelly on Vimeo.

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Look Up – by Gary Turk

‘Look Up’ is a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone. Written, Performed & Directed by Gary […]

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Official: DEFRA confirms ‘Smart’ Water Meters are NOT compulsory

The Parliamentary Under Secretary for Water, Forestry, Rural Affairs and Resource Management, Dan Rogerson, has confirmed in a letter to Nicholas Soames MP that “no water company is ever required [by the Government] to introduce compulsory metering, even in areas of severe water stress” and that any […]

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Grounded – New Documentary

Former National Geographic cinematographer Steve Kroschel is behind this excellent documentary on the subject of ‘earthing‘.  If you feel like rewarding his outstanding efforts, you can do so here.   By helping talented film-makers like Steve to recoup their costs, we can encourage them to keep making films […]

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The threats of Facebook and data mining – Prof. Eben Moglen

In this video presentation, law professor Eben Moglen brilliantly explains the how proprietary, closed-source, communication technologies are potentially bringing 1,000 years of struggle for freedom of speech and thought to an end.  Who ultimately prevails is yet to be seen. As Moglen lucidly describes the rise of […]

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Major US Utility Firm Blasts Smart Meters As “Irrational” And “Security Risk”

According to Halt MA Smart Meters, Massachusetts largest electric utility NSTAR has submitted scathing comments to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) regarding its proposed mandate (to the utility, not the customer- there is no legal mandate for individual utility customers to accept “smart” meters on private […]

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FLOW – How Corporations Are Taking Control Of Our Water

Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigates one of the most important political and environmental issues of our time – the emerging World Water Crisis. Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights, […]

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Exposed: Google’s “Smart Home” Surveillance Plans, or, How To Not Be Colonized | TBYP

Two weeks ago, the New York Times’ truth-humor strip on “The Home of the Future” came on the heels of Google’s purchase of ‘smart thermostat’ manufacturer Nest for $3.2 Billion.  With power utility commissions such as California already stating their intention to “expand third-party access” to in-home […]

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‘Take Back Your Power’ Wins Transformational Film of the Year Award

The hard-hitting documentary ‘Take Back Your Power’ has been named winner of the AwareGuide Transformational Film of the Year.  The crowdfunded film exposes in-home surveillance issues, customer billing corruption, potential health risks and other problems associated with utilites’ plans for upgrading to a centralized “smart” energy grid.  […]

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WiFi *BANNED* in pre-school childcare facilities by French government

(NaturalNews)  The French National Assembly has adopted a bill to limit exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) generated by wireless technologies – cell phones, tablets, Wi-Fi etc.  This bill will mean the following: • A ban on Wi-Fi in all childcare facilities for children under the age of […]

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