Friday, December 30, 2005

LoJack Widens Stolen Vehicle Dragnet

Well folks, looks like Intellareturn is officially part of the debate over LoJack's support from the FCC for expanding their operations.

According to an article from TelecomWeb, the "LoJack operations were limited to recovering stolen vehicles, and it wasn’t authorized for any general-purpose vehicle tracking and monitoring, but the FCC waiver allows the company to use its system for tracking and recovery of cargo and hazardous materials."

While the company gained the support of industry heavyweights like Motorola, there was opposition from companies like The Walt Disney Company and (yours truly) Intellareturn Corp. Why?

Disney worried a waiver would cause interference with its television stations. Intellareturn is concerned that these efforts would block competition through an unfair competitive advantage for recovery and tracking services. The debate continues ...


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