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MIT students say the CharlieCard can be cloned or forged. MIT students say the CharlieCard can be cloned or forged. (Patricia McDonnell for The Boston Globe/ File 2007)
By Christopher Baxter, Globe Correspondent and Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 12, 2008

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A report provided to the MBTA by three MIT students recommends that the agency implement an auditing system to detect tickets with forged encryption codes, create a central repository to store the current value of cards, and improve physical security measures in stations across Boston. (Full article: 735 words)

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