The 5G technology rollout, like a runaway train, is being pushed onto cities and counties who are loosing even more local control over small cell tower placement with higher untested frequencies. There continues to be no consideration for health effects, environmental effects, radiation monitoring or privacy concerns. The new FCC 5G Fast Plan forces cities to use only an administrative permit with multiple antennas being approved at once. Local control is being crushed. Despite shiny promises of faster internet and seamless instantaneous connection to support so called “Smart Cities”, there are glaring downsides not discussed by industry. While the current U.S. President is vocally supporting the rollout of 5G and then 6G, offering for a brief time to nationalize the 5G network, some experts think 5G may be unrealistic in the near future. People around the country mobilized on May 15, 2019 to protest this overreach of the FCC, now regarded as another corporate captured agency.
30 Demonstrations Against 5G in 14 States
Updated News about the May 15, 2019 5G Day of Action can be found at Safer EMR.
Privacy Threats Terrifying
Privacy and security are growing concerns with data breaches, hacking and cyber espionage evident as real threats by experts, eloquently reviewed by Sue Halpern, in a recent New Yorker article, The Terrifying Potential of the 5G Network. Citizens are fighting back around the world. Toronto is also facing opposition to it’s development of a “Smart City “ from the ground up for widespread surveillance.
May 15, 2019 A Day of Action to Oppose 5G
Americans for Responsible Technology, a non-profit educational and activist alliance, is calling for a Day of Action, on May 15, 2019, to let their fellow citizens and policymakers know the risks of a 5G rollout including: