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“Smart Attack”: Hilarious short film tells it like it is

The team at Infomatic Films have just released this relevant and hilarious 4-minute "truth bomb"... watch it now!
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Onzo's business model is spying for profit.

Global Data Firm: “We Help Utilities Surveil and Profile Their Customers, and Monetize Home Surveillance Data”

In one fell swoop, every utility’s claim of “smart meters do not spy on you” is now dissolved. Their myth is now shattered. In a cutesy marketing video, shown below, global data analytics company Onzo admits to helping utilities surveil and profile their customers —
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Former NSA Insider to MI House Energy Committee: Smart Meters Put Entire Power Grid, Everyone At Risk

Last week, EMP Task Force Deputy Director Cynthia Ayers lambasted "smart" meters as having an wide array of critical problems regarding security, fires and explosions. Her hard-hitting testimony opened a Michigan Energy Policy Committee meeting to review a House bill proposing a free
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Health Risks Associated with ‘Smart’ Meter Wireless Emissions

Andy Marino PhD, one of the highest-respected EMF research scientists today, has been unleashed onto PECO (the Pennsylvania utility). His testimony is a must-read.
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‘Smart’ meter fire situation continues to escalate (KSHB-TV, Kansas City)

From KSBH-TV: "WATCH: It's a potential hazard for almost every home in Kansas City. It can burst into flames and even explode. A 41 Action News investigation into the hidden dangers of smart meters."
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Jerry Day: ‘How to say no to vaccinations and smart meters’ (video)

The "opt-out" scam. Your real rights. How "conditional acceptance" works. Smart meters. Vaccinations. This video by Jerry Day is an excellent primer for anyone looking to protect their rights - or change the game.
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Seattle City Light wants your input about their “smart” meters — and the extortive opt-out fee

After a 2-year delay, the City of Seattle and Seattle City Light (SCL) have decided to install 'smart' meters — and charge an extortive "opt-out" fee for everyone doesn't want one. This article features the Seattle campaign and how to say "NO" to their agenda.
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Gestapo In The USA: FCC intimidates press and kills free speech at 5G rollout (video)

FCC intimidates press and kills free speech at 5G rollout (video)

Video: In a public meeting at FCC headquarters on July 14, the agency which once served the people instead acted like tyrannical thugs, in an escalating series of remarkable events.
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Video: How to opt out from ‘smart’ meters (before & after measurements)

This new short film by Andrew Lankes of Austin, TX is loaded with truth and solutions for 'smart' meters, wireless, and dirty electricity.
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Smart meters ‘not needed’ after all for European power grid

A transition to an intelligent electricity grid in Europe can take place without smart meters, industry players have said, in comments that will embarrass the European Commission.
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Money Talks: From ‘smart’ meters to power politics (video)

By now, everyone who has been paying attention has realized that within our broken socio-political system, virtually every decision from top to bottom is based on money, corruption and greed. The 3-part presentation below, filmed in British Columbia in April 2016, will help us all see
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FortisBC retweets video on smart meter fire epidemic

Dear FortisBC: Here are some things that we know. You’re a big utility company. You’ve been one of the most aggressive companies on the CONTINENT in pushing so-called “smart meters” onto customers who don’t want their safety, privacy, freedom, and general well-being subjected to a pro
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Smart Meter Fires: Burning meters, burning questions, shocking answers (video)

This new video from Brian Thiesen is quite literally explosive information which every homeowner needs to know. So-called “smart” meters have caused thousands of fires and explosions — such as this fire on Wednesday in Ontario. But corrupt politics and money have swept the
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2016: The Year of Conscious Activism

The real-world Force awakens — in all of us. Let’s be honest. 2015 has been a very trying year on the whole. I can relate to what so many around the world are sensing, like there’s an epic battle of light and dark happening. It’s not just the Star Wars talking. It ha
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Hundreds of angry customers pull ‘smart’ meters (video) (updated)

UPDATED 5 October 2015, 8:10am PST Last week, hundreds of Edenorte customers in the Dominican Republic removed so-called ‘smart’ meters from their homes and businesses. Watch the action here on Facebook (with over 1.3 million views!), or on Youtube below – this updat
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‘Smart’ Meters Not Necessary to Modernize the Electric Grid, Says a Major U.S. Utility

Reprinted with permission. Original post at Smart Grid Awareness On July 30, 2015, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission issued an ‘order of notice’ commencing an investigation into grid modernization in New Hampshire.  In response to that order, Eversource Energy
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Patrick Wood: Technocracy Rising interview (video)

Last week, Tragedy and Hope posted a profound video interview with author Patrick Wood, entitled Technocracy, Trilaterals and TPP. This interview has everything to do with the so-named ‘smart’ grid, the global metering agenda, the history behind it, and where this is all g
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Smart Meters: The Real Reason Why This Is All Happening

by Josh del Sol. It's official. The bits of data that could reveal virtually everything we do offline — in our own homes — are worth TRILLIONS to a wayward global corporate cabal. Earlier this year, the Director of Grants and Research at the National Association of Regulatory Utility
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Utilities ‘very excited’ about mining smart meter data and invading your privacy (video)

At a recent IBM-related conference, Dr. Stephen Pratt, Chief Technical Officer for CenterPoint Energy, stated the following during an interview: “We have an entire organization that’s gotten behind data as an asset… We get a lot of data.  We do 221,000,000 meter reads a day… We can do
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1000’s of smart meter fires: New whistleblower & court evidence (video)

by Brian Thiesen. In studying, doing presentations and making videos on 'smart' meters for nearly 5 years now, personally I had my doubts I would learn anything new when I first connected with a utility worker whistleblower through Take Back Your Power. I was completely wrong and they
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Smart meter explodes next to gas line, crisis averted

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – Veronica Onyskiw woke up to the sound of her dog growling and a loud noise like a revving engine coming from outside her Collingwod, Ont., home early in the morning last Sunday. She found the source when she went outside — her hydro smart meter had become a &
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Indiana regulators reject Duke Energy’s $1.9B plan to install ‘smart’ meters

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has wisely rejected Duke's request to install radiation-emitting surveillance and metering devices.
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Hundreds of thousands of ‘smart’ meter billing issues in the U.K.

As with everywhere "smart" meters are installed, the UK reports hundreds of thousands of households "left in billing limbo by clever gadgets".
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Amazon Prime and iTunes launch documentary on ‘smart’ meter scandals, surveillance

Are 'smart' utility meters a false solution being deployed in the name of climate action? Watch Josh del Sol’s award-winning film and learn the true facts.
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‘Smart’ meters: A surveillance and control con job revealed

'SMART' METER WAKE-UP CALL: Why are more than a million people and hundreds of local governments standing against the 'smart' meter agenda? This article summarizes the issues: billing increases, fiscal negligence, in-home spying, property rights violations, health effects, hacking vul
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U.S. Gov’t ignored TACD report: “Forbid utilities from installing smart meters without consumers’ informed consent”

A resolution regarding smart meters was issued by the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) outlined grave concerns about 'smart' meters, and stated: "Forbid utilities from installing smart meters without consumers’ informed consent."
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Smart meter opt-out fees have been rescinded in Arizona.

‘Smart’ meter opt-out fees rescinded in Arizona, commissioners fearing liability

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) rescinded the decision they made last December to allow APS to charge an extortion fee to people who refuse a 'smart' meter.
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Hundreds of smart meters simultaneously explode

On Monday, hundreds of "smart" meters simultaneously exploded in Stockton, California, when a truck ran into a utility pole. Watch the video:
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Britain’s IoD: “Smart Meters are a government IT disaster waiting to happen”

The UK's Institute of Directors (IoD) calls for Smart Meters scheme to be ‘halted, altered or scrapped’ to avoid ‘unjustified, over-engineered and expensive mistake’.
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MARCH UPDATE: Smart meters spiral out of control

by K.T. Weaver, for Take Back Your Power March has been one of the worst months ever for “smart meters” in terms of critical news reporting and negative revelations about these devices.  Clearly, things are quickly spiraling out of control worldwide in terms of anybody believing that
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Utility commissioner’s private emails reveal conspiracy

FAT CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG: Evidence has now been made public of illegal actions and collusion between former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey and utility PG&E, as criminal investigations continue.
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Hydro-Quebec rocked by resignations amid smart-meter flap

THREE EXECUTIVES RESIGN FROM CANADA'S LARGEST UTILITY: Two weeks ago, Hydro Quebec was rocked with the resignations of CEO Thierry Vandal and its two "smart" meter program managers.
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Smart meter fire kills 74-year old man in Dallas, Texas

Yet another "smart" meter fire has caused a fatality, claiming the life of a 74-year-old man in Dallas, Texas.
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Industry experts: Hackers can now “harm human life” through smart meters

by K.T. Weaver, for Take Back Your Power Utilities and the smart grid industry tout only the hypothetical benefits of smart meters, never seriously discussing the tremendous risks and costs to our society.  On the subject of cyber security, they hardly discuss it at all.  For example,
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France law bans Wi-Fi in daycares, restricts wireless infrastructure

LE SMACKDOWN EN WIFI: A new law in France bans Wi-Fi in childcare facilities, bans all advertising targeting children under 14, and requires the use of hand-free kits to be recommended.
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Forbes: “Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought”

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 25
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Utility commissions’ decisions appealed in Maine, Arizona

On Friday, January 9th, an appeal in Maine was filed against PUC decision to continue to allow unfettered corporate deployment of so-named “smart” meters, without disclosure or consent: Appeal Press Release 1-13-15 (pdf) Notice of Appeal 1-9-15 Reduced (pdf) Earlier last w
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2014: The year the ‘smart’ meter agenda (and its inevitable failure) became obvious

Having reached the end of 2014, there is no doubt it has been a devastating year for utility smart meters and smart grid advocates. Whether all utility executives yet realize it or not, smart meters have failed. They have failed miserably to the deliver the promised benefits. We ar
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Dissecting Docs: “TBYP probably the most important doc in 2014”

Listen to the audio from Dissecting Docs' film review of Take Back Your Power: Investigating The "Smart" Grid (2014).
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Josh del Sol and his film Take Back Your Power were named winner of The Indie Fest's Annual Humanitarian Award in April 2014.

Interview: Josh del Sol on “Boil The Frog Slowly” Radio (audio)

by Boil The Frog Slowly Radio | see original article YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjHHAdomarU What You Will Hear: 2:42 – Intro & Background 6:30 – Awareness and Solution 8:13 – International Feedback 10:48 – Community/Theatrical Screenings 14:22 – Call to Action 2
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The Supreme Court of Canada moves the Law of Contract: The principle of good faith and duty to act honestly

The Supreme Court of Canada has, for the first time, ruled that parties must not lie or mislead each other concerning matters linked to the performance of a contract in Canadian common law provinces.
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Ontario Auditor General: Smart meters a total flop, $900M over budget

TORONTO – People in Ontario are paying billions of dollars extra for electricity thanks to a flawed smart meter program and the above-market rates the province pays most power generators, Ontario’s auditor general reported.
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Signs like this are not required. Signs that disclose the presence of wi-fi, are.

Wireless routers to get warning signs at Suffolk County buildings

The Suffolk County Legislature passed legislation Tuesday to require all county buildings to post notices that wireless routers are in use.
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How we achieved a permanent free opt-out from “smart” meters in Fountain, Colorado

Ken Lippincott outlines their route and key points in achieving a free, permanent opt-out from "smart" meters in Fountain, Colorado.
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Entire county board arrested following citizens arrest by 2 military veterans

Clark County, Illinois — Sometimes citizens can be so frustrated with county board members they wish someone could just place them under arrest. Well, that is exactly what citizens in Clark County, Illinois did.
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BC: Inspiration for the fight and the future

An inspiring two-part update on the resistance to microwave-emitting surveillance devices being rolled out in British Columbia. Contributions from Christiane Brown and Care Leah.
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Next generation battery holds 10 times more energy than lithium batteries

A new type of silicon battery technology has the potential to combine with distributed-generation energy production and make Orwellian centralized "smart" grids a thing of the past.
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Winning against energy mafia: BC Hydro executives lose the plot… and their conscience

By Josh del Sol -- People know me as being very positive on the whole about the way things are going, in our movement and in the big picture. And this is true... But I can't help feeling discouraged by how lost British Columbia has become -- or should I say, how lost those who run BR
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Distributed generation vs. corporate terrorism: Residential solar energy storage grows exponentially

"As the cost of energy storage falls, it is becoming viable to install a battery to store surplus energy, rather than export it to the grid, in order to increase self-consumption."
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Thejournal.ie: “Irish Water doesn’t want you inviting fairies to remove your meter”

IRELAND - Irish Water has moved to discourage the recent emergence of ‘water meter fairies’, who have been removing or tampering with water meters around the country. Facebook groups and pages coordinating these activities have popped up in recent weeks, with some requesting for more
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