1) Ecojustice is a major Canadian non-profit environmental legal organization that funds litigation to protect the environment. They have participated in many major lawsuits and, hopefully, one day they will participate in a lawsuit that will reduce the electrosmog in our environment. Here is a chance to learn more about EcoJustice.
Let’s talk about your right to a healthy environment
“You are invited to a special Q&A session on how legal recognition of the right to a healthy environment can better protect the people and places we love.
June 23, 2021 1:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)”
2) We know that one of the important reasons for smeters is to gather our data and this will increase significantly with the 5G grid. This article emphasizes the importance of the data which can, and will be, shared with third parties for marketing purposes. As well the “CRM” person, when handling questions or complaints from a customer, can use the data to encourage purchases of new appliances or upgrades in homes.
Personal data is valuable and can be used to benefit the utilities and many other companies. Our privacy is being invaded. How can this be legal? Of course BC Hydro denies doing this, but we know that they do have relationships with data gathering/marketing companies. How to prove that data not needed for billing purposes is being gathered?
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How Utilities Can Use Data And AI To Turn Every Interaction Into A Marketing Opportunity
“As the CMO of a company that offers AI-powered solutions for utilities, I’ve found that one of the simplest ways for utility CMOs to expand the efficiency of IT resources is by working with a CRM” (Customer Relationship Management) “partner to integrate existing customer data and energy insights into a singular platform. Between smart meters and analog meters, utilities often collect an enormous amount of customer data that can be extremely valuable to utility marketers for segmenting, targeting and engaging with different audiences. The next step is to use this data to enhance marketing automation and break down the silos between departments to transform other departments into active marketers.”
3) How to opt out of Amazon’s Sidewalk. This went live on Tuesday, June 8 in the USA so we in Canada have time to alert people, our Privacy Commissioner, etc. about this before it migrates here — which Amazon no doubt plans to do.
Today: Turn it Off to Protect Your Health & Privacy, Save Energy
“There are many reasons to turn this feature off today, before it goes live tomorrow: ….
What Is Amazon Sidewalk and How Do You Disable It?
“Amazon is automatically activating a network sharing feature for most of the devices it sells. Here’s why you may not want it, and how to opt out of Amazon Sidewalk.”
Some Amazon devices will now share your Wi-Fi unless you opt-out — here’s how
“The short version: Amazon is looking to extend the range and reliability of its Ring and Echo devices, including security cameras and lights. For instance, if the internet goes out at the home where they are in use, these devices can attempt to connect to a neighbor’s internet via the new Sidewalk functionality. It also aims to help tile trackers work better.”
Sharon Noble, Director, Coalition to Stop Smart Meters
“The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.” Richard Rogers