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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Public News Service: “Smart meters not a smart move for Indiana ratepayers”

Duke Energy is proposing a plan to require smart meters be installed at all homes and businesses in their service territory, despite the evidence showing no benfits — only harm — to the ratepayers.
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Success: The end of “smart” meters in Port Angeles, Washington

by Frank Springob, DC. I am now pleased to say that my smart meter has been removed now that the installation program has been scrapped, thanks to the efforts of many of our local awake and informed group.
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“Green Electricity or Green Money?”: Why some environmental groups hamper clean energy

Dr. Timothy Schoechle's new paper examines the harmful policies of large environmental organizations – such as the EDF and the NRDC – who are resisting renewable energy technologies and supporting a multi-billion dollar allocation for new utility meters, called ‘smart’ meters, which d
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Dutch case study: “smart” meter privacy invasions are unjustifiable in a democratic society

This article presents a compelling argument on how granular data collection by so-called "smart" meters invades the privacy of consumers and, furthermore, how such privacy invasions are not justified in a democratic society. The following is based on information documented as a part
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Newly-publicized 1994 USAF report: Low-intensity wireless radiation has “profound effect on biological processes”

CONCLUSION: "Experimental evidence has shown that exposure to low intensity radiation can have a profound effect on biological processes. The nonthermal effects of RF/MW radiation exposure are becoming important measures of biological interaction with EM fields. Modern RF/MW radiation
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BLOG UPDATE: Colorado showdown, Dr. Johansson’s new research, and an insane Navy move

Here's this week's big headlines: 1) Pagosa Springs, Colorado is just one in a growing list of cities and communities who are simply not accepting so-called "smart" meters. Read about their inspiring showdown with audio clips...
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