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Agreed there is no Equipment margin installing for amazon — wiredupht on May 20
I don’t understand why CEDIA would do business with a company that is trying to put as many CEDIA members out of business as possible. — Adroit1 on May 20
Julie is only stating the obvious here. It is not a question of if Amazon will buy a security company, it is only a question of when. I wish it weren’t so, but it is going to happen anyway. When we read George Orwell’s 1984,we all assumed Big... — Adroit1 on May 20
[COMMENT FROM LEE JONES, SUPPORT SERVICES GROUP, WHO WAS UNABLE TO COMMENT DIRECTLY]: “…We believe in Amazon research ….. we believe Amazon would not want to buy the Kodak film business in this era of digital photography.  Same applies to the alarm... — Julie Jacobson on May 19
I changed my mind. Julie’s still the best. — Bum Fighter on May 18
I used to think you liked us Julie, but this article has me sitting here crying. Why do you to want Amazon to put us all out of business? No more soup for you! — Bum Fighter on May 18
It’s a matter of time, not if, I believe at will be Vivint or ADT. — Blefadts on May 18

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