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Metro pulls some of its real-time app data, citing security concerns

The news: Three weeks after launching a real-time data feed and satisfying a commitment to app developers, Metro has pulled some of the data, citing security concerns.

The DC MetroHero app’s take: Metro no longer publishes the location of non-passenger trains, a change made for “operational and security reasons,” but that snarls train-arrival data for developers, who say they can no longer guarantee an accurate portrait of the system’s congestion in their apps.

Read the source article at The Washington Post

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