A bill to make it illegal to have used cell phones while driving a motor vehicle has been rejected yet again in Louisiana in the United States. This marks the third time that State Representative Austin Badon of New Orleans has brought the motion before the House Transportation Committee, only to find it rejected yet again, despite the same law having been passed in many other states in the US.
A fight over the placing of a potential cell phone tower to be built in Hoffman Estates is not over, despite the application by cell phone carrier T-Mobile having been rejected by village officials.
The Environmental Investigations Agency (EIA) is calling for the government of the United Kingdom to take action and put in place tighter regulations of the companies that are assigned the responsibility for the recycling of the country’s electronic waste, including old cell phones.
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Old cell phone contracts that force consumers into difficult positions are the target of new legislation in Manitoba in the United States.
Farmers in the developing world are being helped by the old cell phone. Even in hard to reach places in developing countries, the humble old cell phone is still relatively ubiquitous – and that fact could be used to spread information that can help people to help themselves.
The United Kingdom is wasting the potential inherent in the recycling of old cell phones and other electronic material, according to a committee of Members of Parliament.
The wireless communications industry may not be too worried just yet, but industry analysts say that maybe they just ought to be, with speculation rising that wireless carriers will sooner or later be replaced by data networks which will be capable of sending everything currently able to be sent on an old cell phone, including text messages, voice calls and videos, which currently have to be sent over two separate networks – one for data and one for voice – and costs more accordingly.
A recycling company that specializes in the recycling of old cell phones and other forms of electronic waste has been implicated in the illegal exporting of that waste to Africa
An advisory panel to the European Commission has urged governments throughout the European Union to move to change the law following recent revelations about used cell phones tracking and storing the movements of their owners.