You Have 60 Days ... Or Else

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 22, 2012

Gangster capitalism reigns. Exactly one year after ObjectVideo launched lawsuits against 3 of the biggest global manufacturers, they have now issued an ultimatum to all manufacturers packaged as a magnanimous offer of 'amnesty'.

In this note, we examine this unprecedented threat and what it means for the industry.

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