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Fare enforcement on the :kcm_e_line: in photographing someone's ID after scanning their ORCA card. Interestingly, he didn't seem to scan the barcode on the back.

New policy? I wonder what happens to that data.

@finn Why did he need to see the ID? Was it age verification? Otherwise, they have no right to ask for ID in the first place.

Of course most transit systems these days video record everybody on the train or bus and use facial recognition software to track them.

Terrorists, you know. They're everywhere. Can't allow terrorists on the train.

@Photorat I have no idea, I was minding my own business and had headphones on, but when he did this I started paying attention

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