What’s a conspiracy without a product to buy? In the case of 5G it’s a $350 anti-5G USB key looks a lot like tradeshow swag, aka a 128MG USB stick. So you can’t even really use it for something else.
The company that sells 5GBioShield claims it “is the result of the most advanced technology currently available for balancing and prevention of the devastating effects caused by non-natural electric waves, particularly (but not limited to) 5G, for all biological life forms.”
As noted by the BBC, the “5GBioShield” USB stick “was recommended by a member of Glastonbury Town Council’s 5G Advisory Committee, which has called for an inquiry into 5G.” The product’s website charges approximately $350 for the 5GBioShield. That’s what it costs to get “protection for your home and family, thanks to the wearable holographic nano-layer catalyser, which can be worn or placed near to a smartphone or any other electrical, radiation or EMF emitting device.”
“The 5GBioShield makes it possible, thanks to a uniquely applied process of quantum nano-layer technology, to balance the imbalanced electric oscillations arising from all electric fog induced by all devices such as: laptops, cordless phones, wlan, tablets, etc.,” the company says, adding that the USB stick “brings balance into the field at the atomic and cellular level restoring balanced effects to all harmful (ionized and non-ionized) radiation.”
Similar to tradeshow swag, the USB stick apparently doesn’t need to be plugged in to anything to have magical marketing powers. “It is always ON and working—that’s why we used quantum nano-layer technology,” the company says in an FAQ. But it protects a wider field if you plug it in and either way it does not need to be charged.
Fortunately, you can use 5GBioShield without harming your Wi-Fi. The USB key doesn’t block Wi-Fi signals, the company says. Instead, the product “transmutes” the signals and “harmonizes all harmful frequencies into life affirming frequencies.”
The BBC pointed to a recent teardown by UK security company Pen Test Partners, which found that the device is just a USB stick with 128MB of storage. The company wrote:
When plugged in to our test machine we may have missed the bubble of “quantum holographic catalyzer technology” appearing.
The stick comes loaded with a 25-page PDF version of the material from 5GBioShield’s website. It included a Q&A of distances for the “bubble” and how to know if it is working. It’s an “always on” system apparently, is always working, powered or not, so no visual checks needed.
A review of the stick’s properties revealed nothing more than what you’d expect from a regular 128MB USB key. We weren’t even sure that 128s are still in production!
Ultimately, “the 5G BioShield is nothing more than a £5 USB key with a sticker on it,” the people at Pen Test wrote. “Whether or not the sticker provides £300 worth of quantum holographic catalyzer technology we’ll leave you to decide.”
“London Trading Standards has since told the BBC it has launched a probe,” the BBC article said.