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Federal judge upholds Berkeley cellphone warning

Berkeley will soon require cellphone retailers to warn customers about potential radiation dangers. File photo Berkeley will soon start to require cellphone retailers to warn customers about potential radiation dangers, following a federal judge’s rejection of an industry supported campaign to put a stay on the city’s cellphone right-to-know ordinance. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen […]

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Wireless carriers sue Berkeley over phone radiation law

A front gate in Berkeley decorated with old cellphones. Photo: Fragmentary Evidence A wireless trade association filed suit against Berkeley on Monday, claiming that the city’s new law requiring notification of possible radiation from cellphones is a violation of the First Amendment. CTIA The Wireless Association filed the federal suit in the Northern District of California […]