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Recent Court Ruling on Smart Meter Privacy Invasions Was Based on False Premise of “Benefits”

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions, Updated October 2, 2018 Key Article Points The recent court ruling allowing smart meter privacy invasions was based on a false premise of “benefits.” Smart meters do not reduce costs, do not result in cheaper … Continue reading

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Smart Meter Data Collection is a “Search,” but Court Allows Anyway

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions, Updated Augsut 24, 2018 A few days ago I reported on a ruling in the smart meter-related case of Naperville Smart Meter Awareness (NSMA) v. City of Naperville (Case 1:11-cv-09299) [1]. Since then, there have … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules against Consumers on Smart Meters and Privacy Rights

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions , Updated August 22, 2018 Key Article Points Based upon a Federal Appeals Court analysis, all City of Naperville electric customers are being subjected to a governmental search every 15 minutes without a voluntary consent. … Continue reading

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‘Subhourly Smart Meter Data Raises Privacy and Safety Concerns’, According to Paper Referenced by Industry Proponents in Legal Brief

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions I previously wrote an article regarding the case of Naperville Smart Meter Awareness, v. City of Naperville, where an amici curiae brief was filed by smart meter proponents explaining how government searches conducted using smart … Continue reading

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Advocacy Groups Raise Concerns about Privacy Implications of Smart Meter Data in Newly Filed Brief

PRESS RELEASE (February 28, 2017):  Privacy International & the Electronic Frontier Foundation Raise Concerns about Privacy Implications of Smart Meter Data In Newly Filed Brief

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Privacy Advocacy Groups Submit Amicus Brief Opposing Smart Meter Fourth Amendment Violations

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  Last week I posted an article describing how the Naperville Smart Meter Awareness group (NSMA) had filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit requesting a reversal of a lower … Continue reading

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Naperville Smart Meter Awareness Group Appeals to Higher Court on Fourth Amendment Violations

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  The Naperville Smart Meter Awareness group (NSMA) has filed its legal brief [1] with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit after a Federal District Court entered a final judgment against NSMA late … Continue reading

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Naperville Group Appeals Smart Meter Ruling to Higher Court

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  In the smart meter-related case of Naperville Smart Meter Awareness (NSMA) v. City of Naperville, a Federal district court entered a final judgment against NSMA and in favor of the City on September 26, 2016. … Continue reading

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‘Smart’ Water Meters Not Economically Justified for Use in Naperville, According to City Director

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Naperville, IL – The subject of ‘smart’ meters has been a controversial topic for the Chicago suburb of Naperville, Illinois.  A Federal lawsuit is still ongoing regarding the deployment of ‘smart’ electric meters [1].  In … Continue reading

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Customers are ‘deemed to have consented’ to smart meter privacy invasions due to continued usage of electricity says Federal Judge

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  In July I reported on the ruling by a Federal Judge for the Naperville, Illinois smart meter lawsuit.  In my article I stated that the Judge “denied an unreasonable search and invasion of privacy claim … Continue reading

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