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Charlie's devils

August 20, 2008

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STRAPPED WITH an $8.1 billion debt, the MBTA can't afford expensive upgrades to its automated fare equipment. That may explain, in part, why the transit agency put such extraordinary legal pressure on three MIT students who claim to have found a way to hack into the transit system's $180 million automated fare system. But trotting out the lawyers didn't make ... (Full article: 395 words)

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