Wall Street’s Cell Phone Litigation Problem

I am re-blogging post from the blog Finance and Investment for Good.

This is a very balanced presentation of the problem of cell phone radiation and health risk. Interestingly for me Gordon Noble, the author, a businessman, mentions my lecture tour of Australia and provides link to my blog…

Gordon Noble's blog

It is 1987 and Gordon Gekko stands on a windswept beach with a cell phone to his ear. He is talking on the world’s first mobile phone – the Motorola DynaTac 8000X. It wasn’t cheap back then costing $3,995 – which in today’s terms is close to $9,000. Not surprising only the wealthiest could afford these phones, and Wall Street was the epicentre of an industry that became a global phenomenon over the next decades.

Wall Street execs were the first to use cell phones. They have used them the longest and the most intensively. They were the first to upgrade to more powerful units. It is perhaps not surprising therefore that it is Wall Street firms that are the ‘canary in the mine’ in terms of litigation around the health impacts of long term cell phone use.

The links between brain tumours and cell phones are hotly contested. As…

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