posted on Jul, 1 2010 @ 11:32 AM
I'm not a fan of government oversight generally, but think this is a reasonable measure. Adverse health implications from extensive use of a device
that emits radiation close to the brain makes sense, despite the fact that no conclusive studies have been conducted to date which can prove it.
Warning labels in general don't help much for the general population however, as the mandates for caloric/fat composition of food has coinsided with a
massive increase in obesity in the general population. That being said, informed and responsible people have in fact used those lables to improve
It will be interesting to see how this develops. In terms of clout, the entire wireless industry, including carriers and software providers are
every bit as influencial as big Pharma and big Oil. When you think about the amount of juice Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, Google, T-Mobile, Verizon and
others are spending on influencing legislation, you can bet that the lobbying on these measures will be extreme.
Personally, I would rather have it easy to determine the radiation of the phone I am using rather than review the specifications.
In several years time it will be discovered that the manufactures of these phones knew that the radiation was not safe and pushed them anyway. It
will parallel the tobacco business.
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