17. Smart Meters

 

Index

  1. Lawsuits
  2. Stop Smart Meters
  3. Smart Meters in EU (rolled out)
  4. News
  5. Messages on Twitter
  6. Videos
  7. Websites
  8. Papers
  9. Articles
  10. Symptoms of being electro sensitive for smart meters

 

1. LAWSUITS against smart meters

USA, Santa Fe, New Mexico: From 2016 to 2018, New Mexicans for Utility Safety worked with other organizations to defeat smart meters in much of New Mexico. As a result, there are no smart meters in New Mexico’s major cities and surroundings. PDF.

USA: Liz Barris – The People’s Initiative: https://thepeoplesinitiative.org/lawsuits/ Scroll down to 2013. Note: Liz Barris works also in a 5G lawsuit against the FCC. Liz Barris is taking part in Stop 5G International, that has fused with Arthur Firstenberg’s International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space in January 2020. See: https://stop5ginternational.org/about-us/

USA: Seattle City Light faces possible class-action lawsuit over billing practices
https://crosscut.com/2019/08/seattle-city-light-faces-possible-class-action-lawsuit-over-billing-practices
Published: August 28, 2019

USA: Regulator’s staff finds no systemic problem with CMP’s billing system
https://bangordailynews.com/2020/01/09/business/regulators-staff-finds-no-systemic-problem-with-cmps-billing-system/
Published: January 10, 2020

The Netherlands
In The Netherlands people are allowed to refuse a smart meter.
No court cases known about living in an apartment building, and in the constant radiation of smart meters and WiFi of all other apartments: on both sides, above and below; or living between houses with smartmeters and WiFi, in a street. In the Netherlands houses are built very near to each other, mostly even connected with each other, in a street-long row..

Belgium
Lawsuit against obligatory installation of smart meters. Call for crowdfunding. A with Norway comparable situation.
Website: http://www.beperkdestraling.org/
Date: June 2019.

France
1. French court orders removal of smart meters for health reasons
Article: https://connectiv.events/franzoesisches-gericht-ordnet-die-entfernung-von-smart-metern-aus-gesundheitlichen-gruenden-an/
Date: August 28, 2019

2. Le Monde: Court requests the cancellation of the installation of ten Linky meters for medical reasons
https://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2019/07/30/la-justice-demande-le-retrait-de-13-compteurs-linky-pour-raisons-medicales_5495052_3224.html
Date: 30 July 2019

3. Courts in France require smart meters to be removed due to health complaints from “dirty electricity” / Original title in Norwegian: Domstoler i Frankrike krever at smartmålere skal fjernes på grunn av helseplager fra «skitten strøm»
Date: 6 August 2019
https://einarflydal.com/2019/08/06/domstoler-i-frankrike-krever-at-smartmalere-skal-fjernes-pa-grunn-av-helseplager-fra-skitten-strom/

UK
BBC News: Smart meter rollout delayed for four years
Date: 17 September 2019
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49721436

NORWAY
Einar Flydal was successful in crowdfunding and started a lawsuit against smart meters, AMS meters
https://einarflydal.com/2019/12/19/ams-malerne-for-retten-julerapport/

.

2. STOP SMART METERS – international – list of countries
https://www.folkets-stralevern.no/internasjonalt-samarbeid/

.

3. SMART METERS IN EU
Governments, decided no: Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania for the time being.
No decision yet taken by governments: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Portugal, Slovenia
Rolled out: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Romania, UK
EEA and EFTA countries are: Norway, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein.
EU on smart meter roll out: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/topics/markets-and-consumers/smart-grids-and-meters/overview#smart-meter-rollout

.

4. NEWS
1. Entergy, Duke, ConEd adding millions of smart meters, but overall deployment slowing
Date: 8 January 2020
https://www.utilitydive.com/news/entergy-duke-coned-adding-millions-of-smart-meters-but-overall-deploymen/569986/

2. Global Smart Meter Data Management Market Forecast 2020-2028
Date: 7 January 2020
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/global-smart-meter-data-management-market-forecast-2020-2028-300982406.html

3. is Mobile to manage the rollout of one million AMI meters in Sweden
Date: 19 December 2019
https://www.smart-energy.com/industry-sectors/smart-meters/ismobile-to-manage-the-rollout-of-one-million-smart-meters-in-sweden/

4. Prointer, Elektro-Bijeljina sign EUR 7.5 million contract for smart meters
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Date: 5 November 2019
https://balkangreenenergynews.com/prointer-elektro-bijeljina-sign-eur-7-5-million-contract-for-smart-meters/

5. How smart meters continue to drive IoT applications in North America
Date: 16 August 2019
https://www.telecomstechnews.com/news/2019/aug/16/smart-meters-drive-iot-applications-in-north-america/

6. Smart meter woes hold back digitalisation of EU power sector
Country: EU / France
Date: 29 January 2019.
https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/smart-meter-woes-hold-back-digitalisation-of-eu-power-sector/

7. France: Thousands participate in joint legal action against Linky/Smart meters
20,000 meters installed per day in France
https://smartmeterharm.org/2020/03/25/france-thousands-participate-in-joint-legal-action-against-linky-smart-meters/
Posted on March 25, 2020

8. German govt. expert: Smart Meters are access points to electricity grid, hacking the grid from private homes possible
https://smartmeterharm.org/2020/03/25/german-govt-expert-smart-meters-are-access-points-to-electricity-grid-hacking-the-grid-from-private-homes-possible/
Posted on March 25, 2020

.

5. MESSAGES ON TWITTER
1. Matthews & Associates is investigating smart meter problems for possible litigation. Contact us for a free legal consultation regarding a potential smart meter lawsuit (litigation). 1.713.535.7176 rmatthews@dmlawfirm.com
https://twitter.com/dpmlawfirm/status/972534510364626944

.

6. VIDEOS

YouTube_logo_(2013-2015)1. How smart meters affect your body
Year of upload: 2014
Total length: 22 minutes
The first 10 min. are foundational information, then specific effects on humans are shown.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMSuE-ortjU

vimeo 2.  Hardell, Havas: Cell Phones, Wi-Fi, Smart Meters, Towers
Year of upload: 2014
Dr. Lennart Hardell: brain tumors and cell phones;
Dr. Magda Havas: electrosensitivity from Wi-Fi, Cell Towers, Smart Meters
https://vimeo.com/73376763

YouTube_logo_(2013-2015) 3. Playlist with videos about smart meters
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVxL9SCQjVF0yDXHML1VoRC3WnaF-ixZJ

YouTube_logo_(2013-2015) 4. Take Back Your Power 2017 (Official) – smart meter documentary / Josh del Sol
Year of upload: 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZTiT9ZSg3Q

YouTube_logo_(2013-2015) 5. Smart Meter Lawsuits
Year of upload: 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3gQOW2sfRE

.

7. WEBSITES
1. Stay On To The Truth A collection of info about wireless and health
Article: Will the Smart Meters Revolt Rollback Wireless?
http://www.stayonthetruth.com/will-the-smart-meters-revolt-rollback-wireless.php
Published: April, 2012

2. Stop Smart Meters NY
Website: http://www.stopsmartmetersny.org/

3. Smart Meter Harm
Website: https://smartmeterharm.org/

4. Stop Smart Meters Australia
https://stopsmartmeters.com.au/

.

8. PAPERS

1. Tasmania’s new electricity smart metering roll-out Why opting out may be your wisest, and healthiest choice / Dr. Don Maisch / July 11, 2018

2. A critique of the New Zealand report: “Health and Safety Aspects of Electricity Smart  Meters” / Dr. Don Maisch / March 4, 2014

3. Smart meter submission: An incomplete Benefit-Cost analysis and the urgent need for research / Dr. Don Maisch / January 22, 2014

4. Smart meter case histories / Dr. Don Maisch / September 11, 2013

5. An opinion on British Columbia’s smart meter Infrastructure Project / Dr. Don Maisch / January 22, 2013

6. Smart Meter Health Concerns: Just A Nocebo Effect or an Emerging Public Health Nightmare? / Dr. Don Maisch / September 6, 2012

.

9. ARTICLES

1. A Brief Guide To Smart Meters
https://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/a-brief-guide-to-smart-meters/

2. Assessment of Radiofrequency Microwave Radiation Emissions from Smart Meters
https://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/assessment-of-radiofrequency-microwave-radiation-emissions-from-smart-meters.pdf

3. EMF Safety Network
http://emfsafetynetwork.org/
Smart Meter Health Complaints (2010-2011)
https://www.cellphonetaskforce.org/smart-meter-health-complaints/

4. Wired PLC/PLT smart meter health effect testimonials
http://www.eiwellspring.org/smartmeter/PLC_testimony.htm

5. Smart Meter Pflicht: Stromzähler werden intelligent
Zeitplan des Rollouts 2015 – 2017 – 2020 – 2032
https://www.eon.de/de/eonerleben/smart-meter-pflicht-in-deutschland.html

.

10. SYMPTOMS OF BEING ELECTRO SENSITIVE FOR SMART METERS

  • tinnitus; hearing ringing, humming, clicking, or buzzing
  • headaches or migraines
  • rapid heartbeat, missed beats, or other heart problems
  • nausea or vomiting
  • insomnia, sleep disturbances
  • electromagnetic sensitivity — sensitivity to electronic or wireless devices such as TVs,
  • computers, cell phones
  • agitation, hyperactivity, ADHD
  • ear pain
  • dizziness or disorientation
  • pacemaker defibrillation
  • difficulty breathing
  • head or chest pressure
  • high blood pressure
  • pulsing sensations
  • physical weakness or pain
  • excessive drowsiness
  • seizures
  • urinary problems
  • body temperature problems –too hot or too cold
  • problems with concentration or memory, brain fog
  • difficulty finding words
  • transient global amnesia
  • vision or eye problems
  • nose bleeds
  • weight loss
  • joint problems or oedema
  • skin problems, including rashes, flushing, eczema, burns
  • flu-like symptoms
  • anxiety, depression, apathy, or other mood disorders
  • suicidal thoughts
  • nightmares
  • worsening of existing conditions
  • black-outs / fainting
  • sensation of paralysis
  • pets — abnormal health problems or death
  • source

 

Landis+Gyr_FocusAXR-SD_Hydro-Quebec

File:Landis+Gyr FocusAXR-SD Hydro-Quebec.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Landis%2BGyr_FocusAXR-SD_Hydro-Quebec.JPG This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

.

EMF links – all collections in a list
https://multerland.wordpress.com/emf-links/links/

 

Updated: March 26, 2020

.