Are WiFi signals dangerous?

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 24 2007 @ 11:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
British lads are calling for an investigation to find out more about the potential health risks of WiFi networks:
According to the The Independent on Sunday, Sir William Stewart, the chairman of the Health Protection Agency, wants pupils to be monitored for ill effects from Wi-Fi.

Sir William is a former chief scientific adviser to the Government, and has chaired two official inquiries into the hazards of mobile phones.

He fears that Wi-Fi could cause cancer and premature senility. Several European provincial governments are banning or limiting Wi-Fi use in the classroom.

No studies have been carried out into Wi-Fi's effects on pupils, but it gives off radiation similar to emissions from mobile phones and phone masts.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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