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Read: Florida Surveillance Techs Charged With Video Voyeurism

Florida Surveillance Techs Charged With Video Voyeurism

The two men were arrested for viewing live and archived video of a man and woman in various stages of undress.

Read: Texas Court Upholds Employer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Texas Court Upholds Employer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

This may be good news for those in favor of a mandatory vaccination policy, but employers should exercise caution in relying on the decision.

Read: ADT Hits Vivint With Patent Infringement Over Smart Home Technology

ADT Hits Vivint With Patent Infringement Over Smart Home Technology

ADT has asked the United States International Trade Commission and federal court to enforce smart home technology patents.

Read: ADT Settles Trademark Dispute With Ring Over Blue Octagon Mark

ADT Settles Trademark Dispute With Ring Over Blue Octagon Mark

As a result of the settlement, Ring will release a new version of its Outdoor Siren product and discontinue the marketing and sale of the current design.

Read: Congress Addresses Google, Amazon Smart Home ‘Monopoly Problem’

Congress Addresses Google, Amazon Smart Home ‘Monopoly Problem’

A recent Senate judiciary subcommittee anti-trust hearing also tackled concerns related to privacy/data-sharing, interoperability and patent infringement, among other subjects.

Read: ADT Technician Receives 52-Month Sentence for Home Video Hack

ADT Technician Receives 52-Month Sentence for Home Video Hack

Telesforo Aviles admitted to repeatedly logging into female customers’ accounts in order to view their video feeds for sexual gratification.

Read: ADT Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Ring Over Blue Octagon Design

ADT Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Ring Over Blue Octagon Design

According to the suit, ADT’s main issue with Amazon’s Ring adopting a similar design to its blue octagon is brand recognition.

Read: ADT Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Peeping Technician

ADT Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Peeping Technician

The technician was fired last year after ADT learned that he added his personal email address to customers’ accounts during service visits.

Read: ADT Faces Lawsuit From Vivint Over Patent Infringements

ADT Faces Lawsuit From Vivint Over Patent Infringements

The lawsuit states that ADT has infringed six of Vivint’s U.S. patents related to security and smart home technology.

Read: Alder Fined $600K for Using Consumers’ Credit Scores Without Proper Notice

Alder Fined $600K for Using Consumers’ Credit Scores Without Proper Notice

Alder violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to provide customers with the required risk-based pricing notice.

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