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Illinois alarm industry helps quash onerous proposals

February 1, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—The security alarm industry scored two significant victories last week in an ongoing battle in this state over public entities monopolizing fire alarm monitoring, according to the head of the Illinois Electronic Security Association.“It's been a great week for the Illinois alarm industry,” Kevin Lehan, executive director of IESA, based here, told Security Systems News. He said that after the industry raised concerns about the government stifling free competition...

ADT Security Services, Elgin, Elk Grove, IESA, Illinois Electronic Security Association, Kevin Lehan, Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District, Northwest Central Dispatch


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ADT runs afoul of California law

February 1, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ADT has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a civil lawsuit brought by the district attorney of California's Contra Costa County over contracts ADT had with residential customers in which it reserved the right to hike monthly fees after the first year. That violated a California law requiring residential consumers get written disclosure of all costs upfront, according to the state. District Attorney Mark A. Peterson, who announced the settlement this week, said that under the agreement, ADT...

ADT Security Services, Contra Costa County District Attorney, lawsuit, Mark A. Peterson


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Murder victim's family settles with ADT

October 4, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

ADT recently settled a lawsuit regarding a Minnesota woman murdered in her bed in 2006 after her security alarm failed to go off, and the case carries implications for the security alarm industry, according to a newspaper account of the case. Here's more from a Minneapolis Star Tribune story earlier this week: Four children who survived a middle-of-the-night double murder in Washington County five years ago will receive a financial settlement that will provide for them for life after a bruising lawsuit...

ADT Security Services, Bill Harper, Minnesota, Steve Van Keuren, Timothy Hawkinson


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General News

ISC West features new partnerships and acquisitions

April 7, 2011SSN Staff, SDN Staff

LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor. IPVideo Corporation announced its first endeavor into the PSIM space with the release of C3 Fusion. Steve Sleicher, chief operating officer with IP Video said that the company, which has a video management software platform,...

2GIG Technologies, ADT Security Services, alarm.com, Alison Slavin, Aruba Networks, Bay Alarm Company, Beth Blake, C.O.P.S., C3 Fusion, CAA Industry Leadership Breakfast


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