Students’ Subway Security Talk Canceled by Court Order
By Michael McGraw-Herdeg and Marissa Vogt
Three MIT students will not be presenting their security research at the annual DEF CON hacker convention this weekend because of a temporary restraining order filed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on Friday afternoon. The students — legally represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy group — are appealing the order.
Read/download the court documents here
The students’ proposed presentation and the court documents generated by the MBTA lawyers make for fascinating reading.