• 07 NOV 08
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    #977: Belgium minister refuses to allow Disney to market mobiles to young children

    From Mast Sanity:
    Disney plan once again to launch mobiles for the very young but:


    Mr Magnette says no to mobile phones for children

    The minister responsible for consumer protection, Paul Magnette,
    will not authorise the marketing in Belgium of mobile phones intended for
    “With this type of phone children can actually be exposed to mechanical
    dangers or the risks of radiation. In fact scientists all recognise that it
    is necessary to limit children’s exposure to cumulative amounts of
    radiation, even if not much is yet known about how sensitive they are to
    radio waves.”

    M. Magnette will not authorise their sale,
    in respect for the principle of precaution.


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