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Italian consumer group warns of Wi-Fi health risks on trains

Wednesday 10 October 2012 | 10:43 CET | News
A survey conducted by Italian consumers association Condacons, conducted on Frecciarossa trains from Trenitalia and high-speed NTV trains, claims that Wi-Fi connections on trains represent a threat to the health of passengers. Exposure to magnetic and electromagnetic waves on Italian trains equipped with the internet system 'exceeds the limits set by law'. Electromagnetic waves detected on Frecciarossa exceeded the limit by 588 percent and on the Italo trains the situation is even worse, with an excess of 6,800 percent. Condacons has subsequently presented a complaint to prosecutors in Milan,

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Comment deleted @ 13/10/2012 - 13:03

this was known long time ago from japanese scientists. thats why i NEVER use train and buses anymore. unfortunately people are idiots and use it on the highway too but its less than in a train where everyone is in the same cabin.
Bamba Bomber @ 13/10/2012 - 12:45


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