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Check out SSI's first episode of the Video Weekly News, with the top story focusing on the Comcast ruling by the Massachusetts Attorney General that says the company does not require a license…


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Check out SSI's first episode of the Video Weekly News, with the top story focusing on the Comcast ruling by the Massachusetts Attorney General that says the company does not require a license or a permit to install its wireless security systems. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

The ESA and MSCA expressed their disagreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General's ruling that Comcast does not need licensing or permits to install wireless security systems. SSI Staff · December 11, 2015

On Wednesday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey overturned a cease and desist order against Comcast stemming from a 2012 lawsuit backed by the Electrical Board that had kept the company from installing security systems in two towns in Massachusetts. SSI Staff · December 10, 2015

A federal judge ruled that a lawsuit claiming that a faulty system installed by Tyco Integrated Security led to the theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly distribution center can proceed. SSI Staff · July 07, 2015

A jury found U.S. Security Associates negligent in the deaths of two Kraft Food employees who were fatally shot by a coworker in 2010. The security firm was ordered to pay more than $46.5 million to the victims’ families. SSI Staff · March 31, 2015

ADT accused Salt Lake City-based Alarm Protection Technology of infringing upon the residential security giant’s name and trademark. A federal jury in Florida disagreed. SSI Staff · March 12, 2015

The city of Gulfport has filed a lawsuit against Maximum Security Solutions. The city claims the security systems integrator refuses to replace six of the municipalities nonworking cameras, despite the security firm’s offer of a 60-month/five-year warranty for all parts and labor required to repair of service all equipment. SSI Staff · March 10, 2015

Security Sales & Integration columnist and legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains the why electronic security companies need to have a sales team that does not deceive consumers when selling alarm systems door-to-door. Ken Kirschenbaum · February 09, 2015

Allure Energy alleges that Honeywell infringed on patents related to smart thermostats, specifically technology pertaining to geo-fencing through GPS smart phones. Julie Jacobson · February 05, 2015

In a lawsuit filed by the father of three children killed in a 2011 house fire, the contractor was accused of not installing a smoke detection system during a renovation project. SSI Staff · January 14, 2015




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