Signal Sues ADT Over "Signal Chat"

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Sep 24, 2021, 04:55pm EDT (Info+)

ADT, America's most well-known home security company, is being sued by the Signal Foundation, the makers of the increasingly widely-used chat application, over ADT's "Signal Chat."

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****** **** ****, ** ***** *** complaint *** ********** ******* *** ******* Signal's ****.

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********* **********, ********** *** ****** ********** ********** (STF), ** ***** *** ** **********'* Northern ******** ******* ***** *** ********* infringement, ********, ****** ***********, *** ********** of ******** *** ************ *****.

** *** *********, ***** ** ********* 23, ****, ****** ******* **** ** has **** ***** *** ****** **** since ** ***** *** **** *** possesses ****** *** ********* ****** ** the ****:

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***** ****** *** ********* ******(*****) ********* ***** *** ** *** "last ****** *****" ** *** ****** trademark *** ******** ********, **********, *** communications *****.

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Signal ********

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**********-***** *** ** *** ****** ******* behind ********* ********* ***********. *** *********, ***** ****** ***** applications **** ** ******** *********, ********, WeChat, *****, *** ******** ** ****** competitors, ************** ****** ******* *** ***** on ********** *** *******.

****** **** ************* ** ********** ** Q1 **** ***** ******** ******** *** terms *** ********** ** ****** **** sharing **** ****** ******** ******** *** Instagram.

********* ** *** ****** ******* *,***% ******* ******* **-**, ****, *********** ***** ********'* ****** ** terms.******* ********** ******** **** *** ****** *** surpassed ** ******* ********* ** ******* 2021.

ADT ********* '****** ****'

***'* ********** ********** **** *** **** ** ********* 29, ****, *** ****** ***** ******'* ***** use ** ******** ** **** **, 2014.

** *** ****** ** ****, *** launched *** '****** ****' *******. *** service ****** ***** ** ******* ***** alerts ******* ****** **** ** ***** phone:

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Signal ******** *** *** *******

********* ** *** *********, ****** ********* ADT ** ***** *, **** ** request *** ******* **-***** *** ****** Chat. *** **** ******* *** **** of *** ******* ** "*** ****** Chat" *** *** *** ********* *******, the ****** ******.

** ********* *, ****, *** ********* says, ****** ********* *** ***** *** requested *** ******* ***** ***** *** name, *** *** *** ******* * response.

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*** ****** ******* ** ********* ***** is **** ***** *** ** ********* enough ******* *** ********* ****** *** the ***** ******** **** * ********** person ***** *** ** ********.

***********, ******* ***'* ******* *** ******** requests ** ***,*** ********* ** ******* *** *** 'Signal ****' ** *********.

*** **** **** ** **** **** is ***'* ******** ** * ********** between *** *** *******. **** **** update **** ***** **** *** *** developments.

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** ** ** **** ****** ** ADT **** ***** ** *** ****** Chat, **?

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

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***** **** ** ******* “*** ****” but * ***’* **** *** ***** overwhelming ******** ***** ***********. *** ***** like * *********** ** *************.

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*** ***** ********? *** ***? * cant **** ** ****** ******** ** recent ******* **** *** ****** **** for ***.

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* ******* ****** ** ***** ** sue.

***** ******* **** *****, * ***** have ******** **** *** ** ***** "Signal" ** *********** ***** *********** (******* being ******* *** *********) ** *** subscribers. **** ** ********** *** *** case *** ** *********.

**** **** * ***** ** *** intentional ** *** **** ** ***, more ****** * ****** *******. * am ********* **** ****'* ***** ** use *** **** **** ****** *** made ** ***. *** ** ******* that *** ***; ****.

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********** ***** ******* *** * ****.

*** *** ***** ****** **, "******" isn't ** ********* **** ** *** branding *** **** *******.

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