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ADT cuts funding, announced changes to dealer program

The changes include reduced or no account funding for some of its dealers
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10/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.--In a much anticipated move, ADT Security Services announced in late August that is was dramatically reducing funding for its authorized dealer program, at least for the month of September.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Protection One grows telecom deal

The service has now expanded to 12 markets
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07/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.-ADT Security Services has agreed to pay nearly $650,000 in customer refunds and change its new residential security services contract in a settlement reached between the security company and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, a settlement that all together will cost the company $1.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented a number of different awards during the ISC Show in Las Vegas, including awards for Fire Official of the Year, the Morris F.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

Arlington, Texas

A proposal by the city's police department to stop responding to burglar alarms without verification first received a cool reception by the Arlington City Council.

Some council members at its meeting in late May cautioned against such an ordinance, which would require confirmation that an emergency is in progress before police respond to the scene, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

Home networking company teams with Panasonic

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07/01/2002

PALO ALTO, Calif.-A home management network company has announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring to market a home security and control system that the companies would sell through national broadband service providers.

ProOne settles lawsuit for $7.5 million

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07/01/2002

TOPEKA, Kan.-Protection One announced in June that it had agreed to pay $7.

ADT strikes deal with N.Y. AG

Deal includes a change in residential monitoring contract
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07/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.-ADT Security Services has agreed to pay nearly $650,000 in customer refunds and change its new residential security services contract in a settlement reached between the security company and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, a settlement that all together will cost the company $1.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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