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Re: Car Alarms in New Orleans
In a message dated 97-07-06 15:58:28 EDT, David writes:
<< That's when the law is needed. It may be time to
regulate automobile alarms -- or, if government is
to be avoided, to at least appeal to the decency of
people who have them. >>
Good luck. If these people had any consciences or
concern about the rights of others, they wouldn't be
purchasing these faulty products.
Regulation is necessary, and what needs to be
regulated is the manufacturers. They should be
forbidden to produce and sell these devices unless
they have been tested by independent researchers,
not on the manufacturers' payrolls, and rated in
terms of the false alarm hazard they present. The
results of the studies should be published in
peer-reviewed scientific journals. All home and
auto noise-based alarm systems which have not
gone through this protocol should be outlawed
immediately, with violators suffering stiff fines and
-- Michael Wright
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