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Chair legs it from UK govt smart meter installation programme • The Register

The chair of the government’s controversial smart meter programme, Baroness McDonagh, has left her post after recently criticising the roll-out of the widely hated scheme. Current costs of the scheme are expected to reach £11bn, while total lifetime costs were recently pegged as high as £19bn – […]

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Smart meters set to cost Blighty as much as replacing Trident • The Register

‘Significant issues already exist’ with spybox tech, too Smart meters will cost as much as the Trident nuclear deterrent to implement, with the full cost of the scheme rising to £19bn, according to a government report. [emphasis added] Total lifetime costs of the programme have now risen […]

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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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Is Wi-Fi making your child ill? – Telegraph

As France bans Wi-Fi in nursery and primary schools, a British expert who has given up using wireless gadgets says we should do the same Invisible threat: children exposed to wireless radiation could be at risk By Florence Waters 7:00AM BST 09 May 2015 Six years ago, […]

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Smart Energy GB Communications Director Lies to Public Live on BBC One Breakfast

London, Mar. 31, 2015  — Stop Smart Meters! UK At 09:47 on March 7, 2015, the Communications Director for Smart Energy GB — the government body tasked with “ensuring customers understand smart meters” — appeared on the BBC One Breakfast show and told viewers that every home in the […]

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Scandal of the £11bn smart meter rollout plan – Sunday Times

The Sunday Times ~ Ruth Emery Published: 29 March 2015 The government aims to have one in every home by 2020 [Ed. – ‘smart’ meters are voluntary] — but experts warn it risks ‘disaster’ WHEN Malcolm Wilson had a smart meter fitted in his small architecture practice, […]

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Smart Meters a government IT disaster waiting to happen – read the damning IoD report

27 March 2015 IoD calls for Smart Meters scheme to be ‘halted, altered or scrapped’ to avoid ‘unjustified, over-engineered and expensive mistake’ The Government’s rollout of Smart Meters, digital energy meters designed to provide real-time usage statistics, should be “halted, altered or scrapped” to avoid a potentially […]

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Smart meter scheme could be IT disaster, says IoD – BBC News

The government’s smart meter scheme could be an “IT disaster”, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said. The risks involved with “the largest UK government-run IT project in history” were “staggering”, a report said. It recommended that the government drastically scale back the programme or abandon it […]

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UK Smart Meter Rollout Delays Are Costly – DECC Report

Technical, logistical and public communication issues have resulted in costly delays in the UK’s smart meter rollout. In December last year, we published a guest article written by Nick Hunn who expressed his aggravation at the constant delays surrounding the UK smart meter rollout. [Engerati-UK Smart Meters […]

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“Media Blackout on Smart Meter Dangers” Wins Project Censored Award

Prof. James Tracy’s story, “Health Impact of RF Radiation: Media Blackout on Smart Meter Dangers,” published at Memory Hole Blog and by Professor Michel Chossudovsky, editor of Global Research, in January 2014, was nominated by student researchers and faculty evaluators working with Project Censored at San Francisco […]

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Lloyd’s of London EXCLUDES liability coverage for harm from RF-EMFs/wireless radiation

via Smart Meter Harm and Citizens For Safe Technology Credit to Sharon Noble, Director, Coalition to Stop Smart Meters in British Columbia, for bringing this information to the public’s attention.  Listen to an interview with Sharon here. Lloyd’s of London excludes any liability coverage for claims; “Directly […]

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Smart meters may not be delivered to UK homes on time, MPs warn

[From the Guardian (no mention of health or cyber risks, both of which add substantial and unaccounted for costs for the programme)] Delays to government’s flagship energy scheme to supply smart meters to 30m UK households and small businesses by 2020, enabling them to cut bills, could […]

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The Truth Behind the Secret TTIP Trade Deal

Europe and North America are currently negotiating two trade deals that could turn out to be the biggest corporate power grabs in history — TTIP and CETA. The treaties read like a corporate wish-list: secret courts that can sue our governments for taking decisions which impact profits, […]

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The Debate Is Over: Researchers Conclude Wireless Radiation Causes Cancer After Latest Scientific Findings Announced

National advocacy group calls on major children’s health organizations to promote safe technology in schools with the “Turn It Off 4 Kids” Initiative Feb. 3, 2015 – The National Association for Children and Safe Technology (NACST) is taking action after two recently published studies indicate there is […]

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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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The Internet is on Fire – Mikko Hypponen, CRO of F-Secure – TEDx video + transcript

“Let me tell you a secret: when you hear that the machine is “smart”, what it actually means is that it’s exploitable.  “Smart” means “exploitable”.  “Smart TV” means an “exploitable TV”; “smart phone” means an “exploitable phone”, and so on.  That’s what it means.” ~ Mikko Hypponen, […]

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What a pity: Rollout of hated UK smart meters delayed again • The Register

Diddums. ‘No feasible way to maintain time-scales’ – Crapita The timescale for the installation of 50m smart meters at a cost of £11bn is up for revision (again), junior minister and member of the House of Lords, Baroness Verma, has admitted. By 2020, the government wants everyone […]

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Head of Ofgem says Big Energy firms are failing to cut prices

[SSM] Does anybody honestly believe that this picture will change with the introduction of invasive, energy usage profiling technology, AKA ‘Smart’ Meters?  [/] Britain’s energy fatcats have been accused of failing customers – by not passing on falling prices. The head of the industry regulator says competition […]

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Prof. Martin Pall – How WiFi & other EMFs Cause Biological Harm

[Video] “I think this is going to be one of the major issues in the next few years. Most people are not aware of this, and the people who are mostly know the old data – and there’s a lot of new [information] on this that’s extremely, […]

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