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Submission + - Rage Against the Smart Meter - Technology Review (

wjousts writes: As utilities are rolling out smart meters, electric meters that use wireless radios to transmit data on electricity usage back to the utility, some in Maine are objecting.

Technology Review reports:

Friedman, who carries a radio-frequency analyzer that emits frightening crackles around cell phones and Wi-Fi routers, says smart meters are a dangerous idea. They are an invasion of privacy and might even cause illness, he has alleged in a legal complaint set to be heard by the Maine Supreme Court next month.

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