Berkeley Slams CTIA's Flip-Flop In Cellphone Warning Row

Law360, Washington (August 29, 2016, 2:21 PM EDT) -- The city of Berkeley, California, has gone on the offensive against CTIA-The Wireless Association in the trade group’s Ninth Circuit challenge to a cellphone radio frequency warning ordinance, saying the association raised late arguments involving federal requirements that Berkeley says are nevertheless “flatly contradicted by its numerous earlier statements.”

In a brief filed last week with the appeals court, Berkeley said CTIA’s “unfounded contention” that the Federal Communications Commission suggests, rather than mandates, RF disclosures in cellphone user manuals is “nowhere in its numerous submissions or...
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