ADT CTO Deposed in Sex Technician Suit, Details Pulse / Alarm.com System

By Isabella Cheng, Published Mar 10, 2022, 09:29am EST (Info+)

With ADT defending itself in a civil suit filed by a victim of ADT's "sexual gratification" technician, one element being debated is ADT's knowledge and control over its own systems.

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ADT's CTO Raya Sevilla was deposed, providing detailed insights into the operations of ADT and the limitations of the company.

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ADT ** "*** ****"

***'* *** ********** ****** *** *** "end ****", ********** **** **** **** limited ** ******* *************** **** **** could *********:

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*. **** ******* ** *** ********* profile **** ****** ** ********* ** add * **** ** * ***** account, ** **** ********* **** *** can **** ** ** ***?

*. ** *********** ****, *** *** by ******. * ******* ** **** to ** ** ** *********** **** alarm.com.

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"Limited" ****** ** ***** ***********

***'* *** ********* *** *** ***** write **** *** ************ *** ***** and **** ***** ** *****.*** ** code:

IPVM Image*** ******* ****** ** ***** *** a *** ** ************ **** **** written ****, ** ****** **** *** PRD, *** ******* ******** *********. ***** requirements **** **** ** ********, *****.***, to **** *******, ******* *** *** features' *************. ** *** **** **** that ******** ** * ********* ** testing ***** ******** *** ************* **** was ********* ** *****.*** ** ******* that ** *** *** ************ **** were ** *** ********.

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*. **** *** *** ****** **** for *****.

Log **** **** *****.***

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**** *** **** ******** ****. **** ADT, ** **** *********, **** *** ability ** ******** *** **** **** directly **** *****.*** ** ******* ***** the **** *** *****.***?

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Pulse / ******** / *****.*** **********

*****.*** ******** ****** **** ******** ** 2016, *** ****** *** *** ******** developer ** *****, *********.*** ********** **** *** ***** ******:

*** ******* ******** [*.*. **** ** Pulse] ** ******** *** ******** ** the ******* ******** ** ***** *** network ********** ******. **** ******** *** service ******** ** ******** ***** *** server ******** ******* ********** ********* *** cellular *** ** *** ********. *** service ******** **** **** ****** *** deployment **** ***** *** ******* ********** personnel. **** *****.***, ******* ******* * monthly *** ********** *** *** ***** software *** *****.*** ******** ** *** fee *** ** *** ******** * just ********* ** * ******* *****.

*****.***'* **** *** ***** ******** ****** was ********* ** ****, **** **** paying ~$*** ******* *** * ******** that *** ********** ~$** ******* ** revenue** **** ****:

** ***** *, ****, *****.*** ********* the *********** ******** ** *** ***** of *** ***** ******** *********. *** cash ************* **** ** *****.***, ***** the ********* ******* ******* **********, *** $148.5 *******

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Command ******

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Google ***********

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** *** ** ******* ** ********** our *********** *** *** ******** ********. This ******** ******* *** *********** ***'* ability ** ******** *** *** *********. In ******* ** **** ******, ****** is ******* **** ** **** **** ADT ********* ** **** **** **** our ************ *** ********.

*** **** ** **** ** ** will ** ***'* *** ******** ** dependence ** ****** ** *******.

Difficulties **** ********** *** ***** *********

**** *** ********* ** *** ********** OEM ***** *** ***** ************ ********. Companies ******* ******** ** ***** *** but ******** **** ****** ******* **** the ***** ******** ** *** ******. The ******* ** ***'* *** *********** the ********** **** ********* **** **** they *** ********* ** *** ******* for **** ***** ******* ** * system's ********.

** **** ** *********** ** *** how***, **** **** $* ******* ****** revenue, ******** (** ***) ** ***** historic ***********.

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******* ***** *** ** * ***** corporation *** ******* ******* ** * lawsuit ******* *** *** *** ***** even *** *** * *****.

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****** ********** *** ****** ** ****** or ******** *** ********* ***** ** be **** ** ***** *** ********** your ******* ******* ** ******** ** kind ** **** **************.

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******** *** ********* ***** ** ** able ** ***** *** **********

**** *** ****, *** *** ***'* say *** *** *** "******* *** hiring ** ******" ** ** *** is ******* ** ***** ****. *** design ******* ******* **** **** ********** be ******, ******* ** **** *** thought *** * ****** ****** **** you ***** ****.

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