Signal Sues ADT Over "Signal Chat"

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Sep 24, 2021, 04:55pm EDT

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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****** **** ****, ** share *** ********* *** background ******* *** ******* Signal's ****.

Complaint ********

********* **********, ********** *** ****** Technology ********** (***), ** suing *** ** **********'* Northern ******** ******* ***** for ********* ************, ********, unfair ***********, *** ********** of ******** *** ************ codes.

** *** *********, ***** on ********* **, ****, Signal ******* **** ** has **** ***** *** Signal **** ***** ** least *** **** *** possesses ****** *** ********* rights ** *** ****:

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***** ****** *** ********* Office(*****) ********* ***** *** as *** "**** ****** owner" ** *** ****** trademark *** ******** ********, encryption, *** ************** *****.

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Signal ********

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**********-***** *** ** *** parent ******* ****** ********* ********* ***********. *** *********, ***** counts ***** ************ **** as ******** *********, ********, WeChat, *****, *** ******** as ****** ***********, ************** itself ******* *** ***** on ********** *** *******.

****** **** ************* ** popularity ** ** **** after ******** ******** *** terms *** ********** ** permit **** ******* **** sister ******** ******** *** Instagram.

********* ** *** ****** app**** *,***% ******* ******* 10-16, ****, *********** ***** ********'* change ** *****.******* ********** ******** **** *** Signal *** ********* ** million ********* ** ******* 2021.

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

***'* ********** ********** **** *** **** on ********* **, ****, *** ****** ***** Signal's ***** *** ** commerce ** **** **, 2014.

** *** ****** ** 2020, *** ******** *** 'Signal ****' *******. *** service ****** ***** ** receive ***** ****** ******* Signal **** ** ***** phone:

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

********* ** *** *********, Signal ********* *** ** March *, **** ** request *** ******* **-***** its ****** ****. *** then ******* *** **** of *** ******* ** "ADT ****** ****" *** did *** ********* *******, the ****** ******.

** ********* *, ****, the ********* ****, ****** contacted *** ***** *** requested *** ******* ***** using *** ****, *** did *** ******* * response.

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*** ****** ******* ** trademark ***** ** **** their *** ** ********* enough ******* *** ********* holder *** *** ***** business **** * ********** person ***** *** ** confused.

***********, ******* ***'* ******* and ******** ******** ** ADT,*** ********* ** ******* its *** '****** ****' ** *********.

*** **** **** ** this **** ** ***'* response ** * ********** between *** *** *******. IPVM **** ****** **** story **** *** *** developments.

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** ** ** **** enough ** *** **** calls ** *** ****** Chat, **?

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****'* *** ******** ********* this ******* **** *******.

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***** **** ** ******* “ADT ****” *** * don’t **** *** ***** overwhelming ******** ***** ***********. ADT ***** **** * clusterfuck ** *************.

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*** ***** ********? *** why? * **** **** to ****** ******** ** recent ******* **** *** looked **** *** ***.

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* ******* ****** ** right ** ***.

***** ******* **** *****, I ***** **** ******** that *** ** ***** "Signal" ** *********** ***** information (******* ***** ******* and *********) ** *** subscribers. **** ** ********** not *** **** *** is *********.

**** **** * ***** it *** *********** ** the **** ** ***, more ****** * ****** mistake. * ** ********* they ****'* ***** ** use *** **** **** notice *** **** ** STF. *** ** ******* that *** ***; ****.

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********** ***** ******* *** a ****.

*** *** ***** ****** it, "******" ***'* ** essential **** ** *** branding *** **** *******.

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