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MIT student defends MBTA hacking research

In an interview with The Boston Globe, the student said there was never any intention to cause "havoc."

By August 18, 2008


Court rules cell phone upskirt pics are legal

A Massachusetts High Court declares that peeping tom pics are legal, because the women are not unclothed.

By March 5, 2014


MIT students: Mass. agency 'misrepresents' what led to lawsuit

Both parties in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority lawsuit tell different stories about the week of negotiations that led to a restraining order against a Defcon talk.

By August 12, 2008


MIT students to help Boston secure subway fare system

Transit authority and students it sued will work together to fix weaknesses in Boston's subway fare collection system now that lawsuit over RFID card hacking research has been dropped.

By December 23, 2008


Massachusetts: We want to meet with MIT subway-hacking students

State transit authority says it's reviewing the Defcon presentation prepared by three students it sued, and wants to meet with them before deciding whether to continue with a federal lawsuit.

By August 11, 2008


Judge lifts MIT students' card-hacking gag order

In an abrupt reversal, federal judge rejects the Massachusetts transit agency's attempts to bar three students from discussing subway card vulnerabilities--until sometime next year.

By August 19, 2008


MIT students fight to keep card hacking material confidential

A hearing in Boston is likely to resolve the question of whether or not students who found farecard vulnerabilities must turn over unpublished material to the Massachusetts transit agency.

By August 18, 2008


Massachusetts: MIT students deserve 'no First Amendment protection'

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority ratchets up the rhetoric against three MIT students who are the subject of a court-imposed restraining order that a federal judge has declined to modify.

By August 14, 2008


Judge orders halt to Defcon speech on subway card hacking

Federal judge grants the state of Massachusetts' request to prevent three MIT students from giving a presentation about hacking smartcards used in the Boston subway system.

By August 9, 2008


Transit agency wants MIT students to stay gagged

Federal judge will hear arguments Thursday from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and lawyers for three MIT students, who are the subject of a gag order over subway card security.

By August 13, 2008