ABLOY USA Adds Standard Wholesale Hardware to Distributor Network

ABLOY USA continues to bolster its distributor network and has reached an agreement with New York City-based Standard Wholesale Hardware to sell high security padlocks and cylinders and other supplies to locksmiths. Supplying the community since 1945, Standard Wholesale Hardware services the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. [Read More via SDM Magazine]

ASIS Announces Full Keynote Speaker Lineup for GSX 2019

ASIS Int’l, a global association for security management professionals, announces its keynote lineup for the Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, being held Sept. 8-12 in Chicago at McCormick Place. The schedule includes presentations from leading authorities with experience and expertise in international security, politics, homeland security, cybersecurity and corporate security. [Read More via Security Sales & Integration]

Federal Circuit Holds that Section 230 Locks Out Locksmiths

As we noted in our recent post on the Second Circuit case Herrick v. Grindr, LLC, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) continues to provide immunity to online intermediaries from liability for user content, despite pressure from courts and legislatures seeking to chip away at this safe harbor. The Federal Circuit case Marshall’s Locksmith Service Inc. v. Google, LLC serves as another example of Section 230’s resiliency.

In Marshall’s Locksmith, the Federal Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims brought by 14 locksmith companies against search engine operators Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! for allegedly conspiring to allow “scam locksmiths” to inundate the online search results page in order to extract additional advertising revenue. [Read More via JD Supra]

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On Friday of last week, Lockmasters announced via Twitter their acquisition of Howard Sales of El Paso, TX.


Tuesday, July 23rd – Thursday, July 25th – Electronic Opening Solutions (ASSA ABLOY) (Garland, TX)

Tuesday, July 23rd – Friday, July 26th – Door Opening Essentials (ASSA ABLOY) (Carol Stream, IL)

Friday, July 26th – Intertek Qualified Hardware Installer Program Exam (ASSA ABLOY) (Ontario, CA)

Saturday, July 27th – Jason/SE Lock and Key’s Saturday Morning Live Stream.

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