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- Nicor Gas Begins Deployment of Smart Meter Radio Modules in Northern Illinois
- Future Hack Scenario: Disrupting a Country through Its Smart Meters
- France: No Legal Basis for Smart Meter Data Collection without Valid Consent
- Smart Meters Enable Ongoing Surveillance of Residents
Smart Meter Remote Disconnect: An Unnecessary Cyber Risk
‘Data and Goliath’ and Privacy
Tag Archives: Health Effects
by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Some fight the aging process, but Suzanne Somers, at 68, celebrates her age, and she has the perspective of having lived a life filled with varied experiences, including that of actress, author, singer, businesswoman and … Continue reading
New Itron OpenWay Riva ‘Smart’ Meters Combine RF Mesh, PLC and Wi-Fi Communications and Poll Data Once per Second.
At the recent European Utility Week, Itron provided a demonstration of its new OpenWay Riva ‘smart’ meter. SkyVision Solutions has several concerns with this new ‘smart’ meter. First, the Itron representative made mention that the new meter polls data once … Continue reading
Utility Industry RF Safety Expert: Utilities need an opt-out strategy for customers who can’t tolerate a ‘smart’ meter on their house.
by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Someone sent me a link to a smart grid-related webinar video from 2012 where a utility industry RF safety expert made some surprising but yet rational statements on the need for ‘smart’ meter opt-out programs. … Continue reading
Note: This article has been updated with additional information based upon the oral arguments held 11/3/2015. Refer to the end of the article for the updated content. Oral arguments in an ongoing smart meter case will be heard on November … Continue reading
Consumer Reports (CR) has just issued what it calls “common-sense precautions when using your cell phone” which include the following: “Specifically, CR recommends these steps: Try to keep the phone away from your head and body. That is particularly important … Continue reading
Ronald M. Powell, Ph.D.  has recently distributed two documents related to health concerns about wireless devices. Although the technical content of each document is almost identical, one is intended as a message to Public Schools and the other is … Continue reading
by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Radiofrequency (RF) emissions from wireless devices are likely linked to a number of health conditions and diseases, such as cancer and various other disorders, a new study suggests. “Oxidative Mechanisms of Biological Activity of Low-intensity … Continue reading
by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions This article outlines a sometimes overlooked strategy for fighting the forced installation of smart utility meters and which would help reestablish the boundaries of governments and corporations, specifically with regard to the intrusiveness of smart … Continue reading
by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions I was recently asked to respond to a question posed by a ComEd customer regarding the technical content of a ComEd “Radio Frequency Fact Sheet” on smart meters.  Upon review and without taking a strong … Continue reading
As reported today by CBC/Radio-Canada, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is calling for an “immediate cessation” of smart meter installations and to “remove those meters already installed.” The district’s board chair, Mark Pendergraft, said a recent report from 200 … Continue reading