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Thanks to Radmeters.com For Donation of RF Detector

Ban Smart Meters would like to thank the kind and generous folks at RadMeters.com for their unsolicited donation of an RF detector that allows us to make the invisible radiation emitted by smart meters into something visible. RadMeters.com asked for … Continue reading

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Smart Meter Burns Down Home in Alabama?

The following comment was left on this website by “kristie” in Alabama: I FULLY believe that the smart meter is responsible for my house burning in may 2010. I lived in a BRAND new doublewide. had the “old meter” for … Continue reading

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BUSTED: Industry Employee Leaves “Anonymous” Comment

Steve Jillings, Senior RF (radiofrequency) Applications Engineer at Semtech Corporation in Camarillo, California, apparently took some time off from his busy work schedule to leave the following comment on this website: Just checking that you guys don’t have cellphones, microwave … Continue reading

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CNN: Hackers Can Shut Down Electricity

Here is a CNN report talking about how, with a little skill and a few hundred dollars of equipment, hackers can use smart meters to increase electric bills or shut off power to one, one-thousand, or one million people. Note: … Continue reading

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Smart Meters for Dummies (TM)

One of our wonderful supporters sent this to us–how appropriate!

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Download FREE Book about Smart Meters

Download this 113-page book about smart meters for FREE!  This is a very detailed book about the issues surrounding smart meters.  The author, Orlean Koehle, addresses various problems with so-called “smart” meters with TONS of links and citations.  She addresses … Continue reading

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Man Saves His Neighbors from Smart Meters

–This story is from stopsmartmeters.org.  While Texas does not have any opt-out option or delay list (like California does), the arrogance and disregard for human life & property shown in this story are carried out by Texas utilities every day.– … Continue reading

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Smart Meter Data Risks

–Thanks to commenter “Jim” for passing this along!– This article from July 28th: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/07/28/smart_meter_security_risks/ Talks about “A leading computer scientist has warned of the security risks of using smart meters in controlling utility supplies.” “Ross Anderson, professor in security engineering … Continue reading

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Condo Complex: GET OUT, Smart Meters!

From StopSmartMeters.org: Patrick Roddie’s apartment building unfortunately already got “smart” meters, 80 of them mounted behind one resident’s bedroom—but he isn’t going to let that happen in his girlfriend Luvi Lui’s condo complex at 1655 Mission Street, in San Francisco … Continue reading

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Centerpoint Leaves Grandma & 3 Kids Without Power: “It’s Not Our Fault”

Link to story >> Centerpoint’s “smart” meters have driven a grandmother, who is caring for 3 children, out of her own house for 9 days because she can’t afford to fix the damage done by Centerpoint and their “smart” meter. … Continue reading

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