...after lobbying by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), Taser International has agreed to offer by early next year a weapon that shocks for a maximum of five seconds with one trigger pull. Current models deliver voltage as long as the trigger is depressed.[LINK]
See my post of 30 December 2007:
Why not include a simple timer chip? [LINK]
For those keeping score, Taser International and their minions have, at the end of the day, been found to have been consistently wrong; and this blog and other critics have been proven correct time after time.