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Oyster Card hack can be published

Oyster card hack to be published.

"In its ruling, the court said: ‘Damage to NXP is not the result of the publication of the article but of the production and sale of a chip that appears to have shortcomings’"

In other words, if you messed up and released something with a security hole in it, it’s your own silly fault and you’ll have to take the hit for it.

A marvellous ruling, that will actually be good for business in the long run, as it will discourage companies from promising to its customers that a system is secure purely because they think they can clamp down on any information about it that appears.