Cell phone manufacturers have actually been warning their shareholders – not customers – that they may eventually be held liable for the harm they have caused.
In the meantime, though, they want to keep the rest of us confused about harm from exposure and excited about new digital, electronic, and wireless technology.
Many people are unaware that warnings on packs of cigarettes weren’t included until 1964 even though there was research that had already proven they were harmful. For years afterward, people were still allowed to smoke almost everywhere – even in doctor’s offices and hospitals. The Tobacco Industry’s use of the American government’s appeal system was brilliantly described by character, Nick Naylor, in the 2004 film, Thank You for Smoking… more