Back in August 2012 the big Myki story was the flaw in receipt printing that risked users credit card security – it got a run in The Age and I posted about how the security hole put users at risk of further identity theft. Fast forward to today, and it appears that the Transport Ticketing Authority has finally done something about the issue.
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Over the weekend I was cleaning up piles of junk I have collected over the years, when I found a copy of the 2007 Student Concession Card application form. Inside it was full of marketing material relating to the ‘soon to come’ Myki system, along with a number of promised features that have never eventuated.
So what has been cut from the system in the five years since?
‘Everyone do the Myki hunch’ – it’s the only way for a person of average height to read the touchscreen on the ticket machine. So why are the machines so bloody low?
In case you didn’t notice it, yesterday I found my 15 minutes of fame when Tuesday’s blog post on the speed of Myki gates was picked by Melbourne newspaper The Age, and I did an short interview during the Drive show on ABC Radio 774. So how did it come about?