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Contract saves alarm company from liability

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

TILLSONBURG, Ontario-A couple who lost $92,500 (Canadian) in ginseng due to a 1999 break-in cannot collect the money they lost from the alarm company that installed their system.

A Superior Court judge issued the decision in late April following a lawsuit filed against Hooten Security Systems, a division of Hooten Sales and Services Ltd.

Contract saves alarm company from liability

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

TILLSONBURG, Ontario-A couple who lost $92,500 (Canadian) in ginseng due to a 1999 break-in cannot collect the money they lost from the alarm company that installed their system.

A Superior Court judge issued the decision in late April following a lawsuit filed against Hooten Security Systems, a division of Hooten Sales and Services Ltd.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

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.

Delaware alarm group, NBFAA fight legislation

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06/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-Officials from the Delaware Alarm Association and the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association are in the midst of a fight against legislation that would institute a verified response policy and fines for alarm companies throughout the state of Delaware.

Commercial control panels bring systems together

Advancements allow the control panel to interface
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06/01/2002

with fire and access control while still handling
its historical intrusion system functions.

These days, the commercial control panel-mission central, if you will, for the security system-can do as much or as little as a user would wish it to do.

Home networking firm appears closed

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-A home networking company that last year reported $4.

Verified response policy takes effect in one Canadian province

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06/01/2002

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia-Alarm dealers here are struggling to deal with a new blanket policy that requires alarms to be verified before provincial authorities will respond.

In late March, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent out a letter notifying the Canadian Alarm and Security Association and its membership of the revision to the RCMP's policy.

Download the latest Security Stats

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

To download the latest .pdf file of Security Stats, just click on the link below;

Security Stats- June.

HES adds effeff brand of strikes, locks

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

PHOENIX, Ariz.-Access control product manufacturer HES has aligned with its Assa Abloy sister company effeff in a deal that enables HES to distribute the effeff brand of electronic strikes and locking system products.

Pro One expands BellSouth offering

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06/01/2002

TOPEKA, Kan.-Protection One and telecom BellSouth Corp.

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Poll

SSN News Poll March 2020

With the Consumer Electronics Show wrapping up last week in Las Vegas, the show’s influence on and relevance for the security industry becomes increasingly more apparent, as new technology is disrupting and changing the way the industry looks at providing security. This month’s News Poll looks to see just how influential the show is getting.