By Deane Barker on October 9, 2003
Parents Sue School Over Wi-Fi: One more thing for lawyers to get rich with.
“A pioneering elementary school district outside Chicago has been sued for installing a wireless computer network by parents worried that exposure to the network’s radio waves could harm their children. According to the complaint, filed last month in Illinois state court, parents of five children assert that a growing body of evidence outlines ‘serious health risks that exposure to low intensity, but high radio frequency radiation poses to human beings, particularly children.’”
Opening a hotspot apparently now means opening yourself up to liability.