Well...the biggest problem is that no one understands the science behind this...and they don't want to. Instead...they resort to believing Facebook types and people who have alternative motives behind it.
Take for example one "RF Crusader". This woman films videos of her driving around in her car with some sort of detector constantly going off....talking about the doom and gloom. She stops on corners, points at things she things are towers...then rants at how "everyone at this intersection is getting cancer".
For starters...no? RF is not ionizing radiation and the likelihood of cancer exposure is low. The device she's using...I don't think it even detects what she thinks it detects. But she goes on and on in the video about how you can "protect yourself" and "buy this device" from her. Riiiiiiiight. And I'll believe anything she says when me shit turns purple and smells like rainbow sherbert.
"But hey...she's a "legitimate" businessperson; she wouldn't lie would she?" It's like the people that hate wifi becuase it "makes them sick", yet use a 30 year old microwave all the time. They don't realize they're exposing themselves to so much more microwave RF energy warming up a hot pocket than they would next to a wi-fi router for a year. "But no...it's different radiation." Give me a break.
The sad part is...the majority of people are in fact this effing stupid when it comes to RF...and they get to "dictate policy" somehow. And don't even get me started about the "NIMBY" people who do nothing but complain about the cell phone not working. Want the phone to work, doesn't want towers within 5 miles of them, doesn't care to listen about how radio systems work, doesn't care how things work period, expects them to work they demand.
Crazy new lady moved in down the street; apparently decided she would go hiking "wherever she damn well pleased". Saw the antenna in my back yard; proceeded to start outing me to the community as "a source of cancer" and "the reason everyone is sick". Called the cops on me several times when I removed her signs from my driveway (my house sits way back in the woods); attempted to file charges that "I was making her and everyone else sick."
The neighbors...they had no clue WTF she was talking about. When she finally admitted "he's got a big antenna in his back yard that's giving everyone cancer"; everyone asked how she could know that.
"I saw it! I was out for a walk and I saw it! It's 500ft tall. I got a headache just walking back there!"
She wound up arrested with eight different people filed tresspassing charges against her. No one was sure what route she took to be able to see my back yard; so they all filed for them.
Lady wound up in a psych ward.