A draft Army intelligence report reckons that terrorists might be able to use popular microblogging service Twitter to co-ordinate attacks against the United States. It follows fears that World of Warcraft might be used for the same purposes both stories beg the question: haven’t the US army got anything better to do…?
More on the Wi-Fi / radiation story, in advance of the BBC's Panorama show to be screened later this evening. As one of the companies putting Wi-Fi into the homes of millions of Brits, you'd expect BT to have views. And so they do.
The debate on whether Wi-Fi is bad for your kids’ health is still thrumming in advance of tonight’s episode of Panorama investigating the issue. I’ve had my say on how worrying it is for consumers, and we’ve heard from Exradia’s Jim Lawler, who thinks the industry should be leading the way in addressing Wi-Fi fears.
Tonight’s Panorama is sure to have much of the consumer tech industry glued to their TVs, to evaluate the BBC’s evidence about the potential health risks of Wi-Fi networks. My column earlier on today looked at the issue from a concerned new parent’s point of view, but I’ve also been finding out what industry figures think.
Stuart Dredge writes…
As I write this, I’m upstairs at home, connected to the internet via my home Wi-Fi network. The router sits downstairs next to the TV, and right now my three-week-old son is sleeping just a few feet away from it. Rather than providing for his future welfare, is my work actually frying his brains with Wi-Fi radiation?