Category Archives: Changing a Meter

Stop Smart Meters! Nominated for 2014 Luddite Award—VOTE!

By Josh Hart MSc, Director,                             Stop Smart Meters!   “Power, like a desolating pestilence, Pollutes whate’er it touches; and obedience Bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth, Makes slaves of men, and, of the human frame, A mechanized automaton.” -Percy … Continue reading

Posted in Britain, California, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, Class Issues and Social Equality, Climate Change, CPUC, Democracy, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Fires, health effects, landlines, neighborhood organizing, PG&E, radio-frequency radiation, Smart Grid, Washington DC, Wi-Fi, World Health Organization | 4 Comments

Standing Up to the Sleaze and Rot that Kills

One of the anti-smart meter activists I work with recently commented that the “CPUC has lost touch with reality”.   Certainly a strong grip on reality has not been one of the CPUC’s strong suits.  A recent spot on critique … Continue reading

Posted in California, Cancer, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, CPUC, Democracy, Fires, health effects, neighborhood organizing, radio-frequency radiation, Smart Grid | 1 Comment

Stop Smart Meters! Director Interview: Resistance to Technocracy and the Smart Grid

From James Tracy’s Memory Hole Blog: This week James is joined by Josh Hart, founder and director of the California-based Stop Smart Meters, one of the foremost organizations raising public awareness on the rollout of wireless technology and the “smart … Continue reading

Posted in California, Cancer, Cell phones, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, Democracy, Dirty Electricity, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, EMF Mitigation, Environmental Concerns, FCC, Federal Government, Fires, Florida, health effects, Health studies, Installer Threats and Assaults, legal issues, neighborhood organizing, PG&E, Privacy, PSREC, radio-frequency radiation, Safety, SCE, SDG&E, Smart Grid | 1 Comment

Chicago’s Com Ed Gives Out Free Ice Cream to Soften Resistance to “Smart” Meters

Perhaps in an effort to “sweeten the deal” and neutralize opposition to their “smart” meter program, Com Ed is giving away free ice cream using vans this July in several Chicago neighborhoods. Unfortunately when the sugar high has faded, Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in Changing a Meter, Illinois, neighborhood organizing, Smart Grid | 4 Comments

Another Fire: Landis + Gyr Smart Meter Causes Apt. Blaze

Courtesy of Smartmeterharm.org: This apartment fire occurred in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on February 6, 2014. 14 families were displaced 7 apartments had fire damage, 5 had significant damage 11 apartments had smoke and water damage 1 firefighter was injured It was … Continue reading

Posted in Changing a Meter, Fires, PG&E | 3 Comments