Monthly Archives: January 2014

Examples of Smart Grid Misinformation and Propaganda from California

In 2013, the PBS Newshour did a piece entitled “California Activists Want Smart Meters Banned, Claim They’re Bad for Health.”  SkyVision Solutions reviewed the PBS video and found it to be a good example of smart grid misinformation, propaganda, spin, … Continue reading

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The Dogma of the Thermal Paradigm

On January 24, 2014, Intervenor and Complainants’ “reply briefs” were filed in the matter of the smart meter health investigation ordered by the Maine Supreme Court.  These briefs were filed with the state of Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Intervenor Reply … Continue reading

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Smart Meter Issues Heating Up in Massachusetts

In December 2013, the Massachusetts (MA) Department of Public Utilities (DPU) issued a document for comment entitled, “Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own Motion into Modernization of the Electric Grid.”  The document contains “a straw proposal for … Continue reading

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ComEd Compares Smart Meters to Baby Monitors

This article details how experts have expressed concerns pertaining to radiofrequency (RF) emissions from “baby monitors” and then how Commonwealth Edison Company attempts to minimize concerns over smart meters because they are just like baby monitors. Experts Express Concern on the Use of Baby … Continue reading

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Recent Massive Cyber Attack Involved a “Smart” Fridge

It has finally started, cyber attacks involving smart appliances such as televisions and refrigerators.  Proofpoint, Inc. a leading security-as-a-service provider, has uncovered what may be the first proven Internet of Things (IoT)-based cyber attack involving conventional household “smart” appliances.  The … Continue reading

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Opting Out of the New Utility “Smart” Meters is a Healthier Choice

According to Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky: “Replacing analog electric meters with new wireless ‘smart’ meters in residential neighborhoods, schools and businesses across the United States and abroad, without first studying short and long term health effects, is an irresponsible and unprecedented … Continue reading

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Symptoms Resulting from Exposure to Smart Meters

This posting represents a “re-blog” of a posting from the “Maryland Smart Meter Awareness” website, plus some added remarks based upon content of the referenced testimony about a smart meter health effects survey. Symptoms Resulting from Exposure to Radiofrequency/Microwave Radiation from Smart Meters; by … Continue reading

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Rebuttal to Texas Smart Meter Health Report

The smart meter health report released by the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) is nothing more than a propaganda document that parrots the sentiment of the smart grid industry.  It is not a peer-reviewed paper and merely reflects a compilation … Continue reading

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Censored News Story for 2013 #14: “Wireless Technology a Looming Health Crisis”

Project Censored at http://www.projectcensored.org/ is dedicated to exposing and opposing news censorship. The presentation of this year’s Top 25 censored news stories represents the collective efforts of 219 college students and 56 professors from 18 college and university campuses as … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Radiation Induces “Diabetic-Like Status” in Rats

In a recent study published in the journal of Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology [1], an investigation was performed to study the effects of exposing rats to radiofrequency (RF) radiation from Wi-Fi devices and to further study the possible protective role … Continue reading

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