Things to Consider Before You Buy Wireless Wearables for Yourself or Loved Ones

Things to Consider Before You Buy Wireless Wearables for Yourself or Loved Ones
Activist Post / Activist Post

By B.N. Frank

Wireless wearables (activity trackers/watches, earbuds, hearing aids, rings, VR headsets, etc.) have been associated with

  • Cyberattacks
  • Fires, explosions, overheating (see 1, 2)
  • Health complaints (rashes, electric shock, other undesirable symptoms) (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Health monitoring / Invasion of Privacy (see 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • High Levels of Harmful Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Interference with medical implants (cardio defibrillators, pacemakers, etc.) (see 1, 2)

Nevertheless, companies keep making and marketing them because it’s not illegal and because people keep buying them. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is supposed to protect Americans by regulating the cable, telecom, and wireless industries. Instead, they have catered to these industries for decades (see 1, 2, 3) and numerous lawsuits have been filed against the agency because of this. In August 2021, a federal court ruled in favor of petitioners who sued the FCC for not protecting Americans from harmful radiation exposure (see 1, 2, 3). So before you decide to buy wireless wearables for yourself or your loved ones, you may want to review a web page devoted to numerous issues associated with them.

From Physicians for Safe Technology:

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