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ADT cited in Conn.

Conn. Consumer Protection chief calls flyers "false advertising." Free speech advocates come to ADT's defense
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10/01/2007

HARTFORD, Conn.--In a case that some critics say is an attack on free speech, the Connecticut Consumer Protection chief cited ADT under Connecticut's false advertising laws for leafleting a neighborhood shortly after a triple murder occurred.

'Exorcist' director, former Paramont prez sue ADT

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

BEL-AIR, Calif.--A Hollywood couple on Aug.

Devcon, investor settle

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10/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--A major Devcon investor, who objected to a March debt restructuring agreement, has dropped a lawsuit and settled with the regional alarm company based here, according to an Aug.

Post sale, Pirate says 'Sell'

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

NORWALK, Conn.--Thomas Hudson, manager of hedge fund Pirate Capital, in August stepped up the pressure on Brink's chief executive officer Michael Dan to do a tax-free split up, while at the same time Hudson sold roughly half of his Brink's shares.

Pro One IASG integration progresses

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Protection One has made significant progress in the integration of IASG, Richard Ginsburg said during an Aug.

NTS's ABAT now available online

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association's National Training School, which offers alarm training and certification, is now available online. Graduates of the Certified Alarm Technician (Level I) course can now seek their Advanced Burglar Alarm Technician (ABAT) training online.

Brink's shareholder says, 'Spin-off now'

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09/01/2007

NEW YORK--Citing Tyco's recent successful spin-off of its health care and electronics divisions, major Brink's shareholder MMI Investments on July 11 again urged The Brink's Company to do a tax-free spin off of either Brink's Home Security or its armored truck division, Brinks Inc.
In a letter to the Brink's board of directors, MMI's Clay Lifflander noted that the new Tyco (which he said derives 60 percent of its EBITDA from security company ADT) "trades at 10.

Deputy receives security system

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A top assistant to the Ohio attorney general received a $3,700 home security system, paid for by the state, after receiving a telephone threat. The system was installed by state agents, rather than by a private contractor, and is monitoried by the AG's Bureau of Criminal Identifications.

Court sides with ADT

Overturn of Synnex seen as industry bellwether
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09/01/2007

TRENTON, N.J.

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