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Thursday, February 23, 2006

University Bans wi-fi as Health Concern

Last week, I wrote a blog entry about the possible implication of radio frequencies on people's health. Are these signals safe? Apparently, Fred Gilbert, president of Lakehead University is asking himself the same question. His university has decided to ban wi-fi use completely just because there may be some risk associated with the exposure to RF signals.

"the jury's out on this one, I'm not going to put in place what is potential chronic exposure for our students." Is anybody outside of this university's administration concerned about this?"

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  • eek, almost everywhere I am has a wireless network or two. Most often there is bluetoothing going on too...Guess I should expect another head to sprout sometime soon.

    By Anonymous Ed, at 7:42 AM  

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