Legal Issues

Read: ADT Prevails in Wrongful Death Suit; Contract Language Seen as Key

ADT Prevails in Wrongful Death Suit; Contract Language Seen as Key

Alarm industry attorney Ken Kirschenbaum says the decision pronounced several policy issues essential to alarm company contract rights.

Read: Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos claims it warned Google about infringement activities back in 2016, yet the company continues to roll out products utilizing the Sonos’ patented technology.

Read: Class Action Lawsuit Targets Amazon, Ring Over Weak Camera Security

Class Action Lawsuit Targets Amazon, Ring Over Weak Camera Security

A lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California targeting Amazon and Ring’s alleged negligence with regard to security practices.

Read: Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

An exculpatory clause provides that the alarm company is not liable for damages suffered by the subscriber in certain circumstances.

Read: Aventura Charged With Selling Chinese Video Surveillance Gear as Made in the U.S.

Aventura Charged With Selling Chinese Video Surveillance Gear as Made in the U.S.

Seven people, including founder Jack Cabasso, were charged with selling cameras and other products to U.S. agencies in a years-long fraudulent plot.

Read: California Law Protects Alarm Companies From User Permit Fines, Fees

California Law Protects Alarm Companies From User Permit Fines, Fees

An amendment to the California Alarm Act prohibits law enforcement agencies and others from directly billing alarm companies for fines incurred by users responsible for obtaining or renewing a permit.

Read: Cisco Settles for $8.6M to End Cybersecurity Whistleblower Case

Cisco Settles for $8.6M to End Cybersecurity Whistleblower Case

The tech titan settled with federal, state and local agencies in a whistleblower case involving cybersecurity issues with video surveillance software.

Read: Vivint Fined For Installing Equipment Without Proper Approval, Licensing

Vivint Fined For Installing Equipment Without Proper Approval, Licensing

Vivint allowed its local business alarm license to lapse, resulting in its list of salespeople needing to be re-approved, a necessity in Wichita, Kan.

Read: ADT Settles Deceptive Sales Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT Settles Deceptive Sales Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT provided evidence from at least 500 customers saying they were victims of deceptive sales tactics from NorthStar employees.

Read: Could a Monitoring Provider Be Sued for Sending a Subscriber to a Crime Scene?

Could a Monitoring Provider Be Sued for Sending a Subscriber to a Crime Scene?

A man in Tennessee was robbed after ADT told him to report to the scene of a burglary at his store and wait for police. Would you do the same?

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