Lawmakers hitting the brakes on 5G

If the public simply understood the existential threat posed by adopting a military weapon as a communications technology, they would not accept it.

USA, 24 March:  Portland Oregon City officials state clear apposition to the installation of 5G networks around the city, supported by the mayor and two commissioners.

Italy, 28 March: Florence applies the precautionary principle, refusing permissions for 5G and referring to “the ambiguity and the uncertainty of supranational bodies and private bodies (like ICNIRP)”, which “have very different positions from each other, despite the huge evidence of published studies”.

Russia, 28 March: The Russian Ministry of Defense refuses to transfer frequencies for 5G, which effectively delays any 5G rollout there for several years.

Belgium, 31 March: The Belgian Environment Minister announces that Brussels is halting its 5G rollout plans, saying, “The people of Brussels are not guinea pigs whose health I can sell at a profit”.

Germany, 4 April: Germans sign a petition to force the German Bundestag to debate 5G.

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