At hearing to discuss why transit authorities cut cell phone access during a protest rally, Orwell metaphors and hand-wringing rule the day.
Commissioner Robert McDowell says critics have raised "very valid points" about the transit agency's decision to cut cell service to prevent a planned protest, but the FCC's probe is ongoing.
Database of San Francisco-area transit police accounts, with e-mail addresses and passwords, appears online as a protest to cell phone service disruptions.
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Protesters demonstrating Monday against the transit system's decision to switch off cell phones wreak havoc in San Francisco during the evening's commute.
Hackvist group say it will take the Web site for the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District off line today and also plans a peaceful protest for tomorrow.
Anonymous logo shows up on Bart.gov and CaliforniaAvoid.org, while user info is also leaked.
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San Fransisco Bay Area's BART public transportation system has started a partnership with Foursquare in an effort to boost ridership.
The voice of Bart Simpson, Nancy Cartwright, has been robocalling on behalf of the religion/cult using Bart's voice.