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Apple Pay Users Are Getting Unintentionally Charged At NYC Subway Turnstiles

Apple Pay Users Are Getting Unintentionally Charged At NYC Subway Turnstiles

The MTA, New York City’s monument to dysfunction and grime and anguish, is overcharging people again, the bastards. Riders have reported seeing $US2.75 ($4) charges on their Apple Pay accounts after walking past contactless OMNY fare readers, even when using the physical MetroCards. Like most of the city’s public transit…

New York’s Creepy Plan To Scan Faces At Toll Booths Has Been A Total Flop

New York’s Creepy Plan To Scan Faces At Toll Booths Has Been A Total Flop

Today brings some small relief for New Yorkers worried about the face-scanning tech being used at the city’s entry points: So far, the system has reportedly been a total bust, detecting 0 per cent of faces “within acceptable parameters.” But that isn’t stopping the city from expanding the pilot program.