IPVM Editorial No Stock Holding Policy

By IPVM Team, Published Aug 02, 2022, 12:34pm EDT

IPVM editorial employees and senior management, including IPVM Founder John Honovich, are prohibited from holding any financial interest or financial position in the below video surveillance industry companies.

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This includes futures, options, rights, speculating on the decline of the stock (short selling), “sector” mutual funds (those focused on one industry), or any other method of making a profit from company performance.

The list of restricted firms includes, but is not limited to:

  • ADT
  • Alarm.com
  • Ambarella
  • ASSA Abbloy
  • Canon (owns Axis and Milestone)
  • Carrier
  • Crown Proptech (Brivo)
  • Dahua
  • Everbridge
  • Evolv
  • Gorilla
  • Hikvision
  • Honeywell
  • Identiv
  • JCI
  • Knightscope
  • Latch
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Napco
  • Patriot One
  • Real Networks
  • Resideo
  • ScanSource
  • Securitas
  • Seagate
  • ShotSpotter
  • SmartRent
  • SNAP AV
  • TVT
  • Verint
  • Vivint
  • Vivotek
  • Wesco
  • Western Digital

Additionally, any public companies IPVM regularly covers should be considered part of this list.

This is consistent with policies at high quality news organizations, e.g. see the NY Times Ethical Journalism standards on investments and financial ties.

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